Cavs Fire Mike Brown
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 05/24/2010 2:40 PM

    Cavaliers Fire Coach Brown

    CLEVELAND -- Mike Brown won everything in five years coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. Everything, that is, except an NBA title. Brown, the most successful coach in franchise history, was fired after failing to win a championship with superstar -- and soon-to-be free agent -- LeBron James.

    The Cavaliers had a midnight deadline Sunday night to fire the head coach or pay him his full $4.5 million salary for next season.

    Cleveland was ousted from the playoffs two weeks ago by the Boston Celtics, who upset the NBA's top regular-season team in six games in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

    Cavs owner Dan Gilbert made the decision to fire Brown after an organizational review that began following the Cavs' exit from the playoffs. Continue Reading>>>


    Did I think he was an overrated coach? Yes. Did he deserve to get the axe? Not so sure about that. Is it his fault Mo Williams and Antwan Jamison completely fell off the face of the earth in the playoffs? Now they must make a splash hire and hire someone proven of at least being on Brown's level. How does this effect LeBron's decision?
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  1. ClydeFrog
    ClydeFrog
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    Posted 05/25/2010 12:18 PM

    Who knew that back to back 60+ win seasons earns you the pink slip of death nowadays? There is no way they get Tom Izzo or Coach K either. Sometime the grass isn't always greener on the other side.
    I am a fan of Watching Elliot Williams Take Flight!
  1. BR7_Fan
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    Posted 05/26/2010 6:24 AM

    I think firing the head coach was the next logical step here, seeing they have re-tooled and added pieces to make the team better overall. Something is not clicking in Cleveland maybe its Brown, maybe its not but i'm sure someone will be calling Brown here very soon for his next job.
    I am a fan of RIP CITY > LOB CITY
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