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Lue, Lakers end talks on coaching job

May 09, 2019 - 8:33 AM

The Lakers end negotiations with coach Tyronn Lue, who was tabbed as front-runner due to his close links to team star LeBron James

NO GO. Tyronn Lue reportedly turns down a three-year deal worth $18 million. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers poised to offer Tyronn Lue coaching job

May 04, 2019 - 9:03 AM

LeBron James' former Cleveland Cavaliers coach has been on the Lakers' radar for some time

REUNION. Tyronn Lue may just get reunited with his former superstar ward LeBron James. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

After firing coach Ty Lue, Cavs pick up 1st win vs Hawks

Oct 31, 2018 - 10:21 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers finally get into the win column after a 0-6 start in the NBA season

POST-LEBRON. Cleveland found out how tough life is minus LeBron James but Tristan Thompson, George Hill and the Cavs finally get a taste of victory. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Tyronn Lue's firing a 'very difficult decision,' says Cavaliers boss

Oct 29, 2018 - 7:08 PM

The 41-year-old coach was given the pink slip by Cleveland following the club's latest loss that marked a league-worst 0-6 record

AXED. Tyronn Lue bids goodbye to the Cavaliers after 2 1/2 seasons as head coach. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: LeBron James, Kevin Love thank Ty Lue after Cavs firing

Oct 29, 2018 - 1:35 AM

After an abrupt sacking, coach Tyronn Lue gets showered with appreciation by his past and present Cavs players

Coach Tyronn Lue and LeBron James. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cavaliers fire head coach Ty Lue after 0-6 start

Oct 28, 2018 - 11:34 PM

It has been nothing but rough for the Cleveland Cavaliers post-LeBron

Tyronn Lue. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: 'JR Smith,' 'Tyronn Lue' show up in LeBron's Lakers home debut

Oct 21, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Impersonators of James' former teammate and coach show up at the Staples Arena holding banners convincing 'The King' to return home in Cleveland

Cavs coach Lue to Lakers: ‘LeBron's easy’

Jul 09, 2018 - 9:13 AM

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says it's the ‘outside tension’ and not the 4-time NBA Most Valuable Player that's creating problems

NEW CHALLENGE. The Los Angeles Lakers may face a different kind of challenge with LeBron James on board.

Cavs 'not broken' despite gut-wrenching Game 1 loss to Warriors

Jun 02, 2018 - 9:33 AM

Cleveland promises NBA Finals fightback against the sore defending champion

SUPER HUMAN. The Cavaliers say none of them feel demoralized after coming so close to stealing Game 1 from the Warriors where LeBron James did everything he could. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs coach Lue accidentally reveals anxiety treatment

Jun 01, 2018 - 8:55 AM

The Cleveland mentor says the NBA playoffs is one of his 'happy places'

FEELING BETTER. Cleveland coach Tyrone Lue says medication and a lifestyle change helped treat his stress. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics 'gooning the game up,' says Cavs coach

May 16, 2018 - 1:52 PM

As Cleveland tries to climb out of a 0-2 hole, Tyronn Lue wants his Cavs to match the Celtics' physical game

TOO PHYSICAL. Boston's Marcus Smart and Cleveland's JR Smith get into an altercation in the second half of Game 2. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs coach seeks more aggressive LeBron James after NBA playoff loss

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:50 AM

Triple-double not enough? Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue wants the four-time MVP to set the tone early

Cavaliers coach Lue to take break after health alert

Mar 20, 2018 - 9:10 AM

Lue has been experiencing chest pains that forces him to step back from coaching

MYSTERY. This is the 3rd time Tyronn Lue left the game this season due to mysterious chest pains. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

James' 70th triple-double lifts Cavs over Bulls

Mar 18, 2018 - 1:54 PM

The Cavs win despite the injury absences of Kevin Love, Rodney Hood, Kyle Korver, Larry Nance Jr, Cedi Osman and Tristan Thompson

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. LeBron James puts his 70th triple-double in the bag. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: LeBron James lashes at teammates, Tyronn Lue tells players to get rid of 'agendas'

Jan 12, 2018 - 5:13 PM

'If guys have agendas, we've got to get rid of our agendas and play the right way,' says coach Tyronn Lue

NOT HAPPY. LeBron James was not a happy camper after losing back-to-back games by more than 25 points for the first time in his career. File photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs hang on to end Bulls' seven-game winning streak

Dec 22, 2017 - 1:20 PM

LeBron James contributes 34 while Kevin Love adds 27 in the win over Chicago

HOME WIN. The Cavs get a boost of momentum heading into their Christmas Day showdown with the Golden State Warriors. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Lue unhappy with 'embarrassing' Cavs

Nov 07, 2017 - 1:11 PM

Tyronn Lue makes sure that the Cleveland Cavaliers are aware of their faults in the previous games

EMBARRASED. The 2016 NBA Champions slide down to 4-6 after their loss to the Atlanta Hawks. File photo by Jason Miller/AFP

LeBron James out for rest of pre-season, could miss Cavs season opener

Oct 12, 2017 - 1:55 PM

James has not missed a season-opener in 14 NBA campaigns, but coach Tyronn Lue hesitated when asked about his availability against Boston next week.

CAUTION. LeBron James missed most pre-season workouts and three pre-season contests with a left ankle sprain suffered on September 27. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron could return Friday for Cavs but Shumpert out

Oct 06, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Iman Shumpert will miss 7 to 10 days with a left foot sprain sustained during an awkward landing on a missed dunk

BACK IN PRACTICE. LeBron James worked out for a full practice session Thursday for the first time since spraining his left ankle last week. File photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs coach doesn't blame LeBron after loss to Celtics

May 23, 2017 - 1:23 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue believes the entire team not just LeBron James is to blame for the Celtics Game 3 victory

Kevin Love questionable for Suns game with sore back

Jan 19, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Kevin Love missed full contract drills for the Cleveland Cavaliers and could be sidelined when the reigning NBA champions play host to Phoenix

BACK WOES. Newly-acquired Kyle Korver could get his first start with the Cavs if Kevin Love sits out against the Phoenix Suns. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron, Cavs show chemistry in win over Clippers

Mar 14, 2016 - 2:21 PM

LeBron James scores 27 points to lead Cleveland to a 114 90 NBA victory over the Clippers

WINNING WAYS. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look the part of title contenders in a win over the Clippers. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Blatt's firing 'embarrassing for the league,' says NBA coach Van Gundy

Jan 26, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy is confused by the Cleveland Cavaliers decision to fire the coach of the East s first placed team

FIRED. David Blatt was fired as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers despite leading his team to the best record in the East. Photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Lue thinks fired coach Blatt should still lead East All-Star team

Jan 25, 2016 - 4:34 AM

Tyronn Lue says recently fired coach David Blatt should get credit for leading the Cavs to first place in the East but won t pass on the opportunity to coach the East himself

OUT. David Blatt was fired as Cleveland Cavaliers coach despite leading the team to the NBA Finals last year and the best record in the East this year. Photo by David Maxwell/EPA

'Goliath eliminates David': Israelis slam Cavs, LeBron over Blatt firing

Jan 24, 2016 - 6:52 PM

One sports commentator even compared Israelis hate of LeBron James to their hate of Islamist movement Hamas

CAVS HALVED. Basketball fans in Israel are taking the firing of David Blatt personally. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs fall to Bulls in Lue's coaching debut

Jan 24, 2016 - 2:16 PM

Tyronn Lue s tenure as Cleveland Cavaliers coach got off to a rocky start as they lose by 13 to the Chicago Bulls

BAD START. Tyronn Lue's NBA coaching record is now 0-1. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

'Surprised' LeBron denies influence in Blatt firing

Jan 24, 2016 - 11:22 AM

LeBron James says he had no involvement in the decision to fire David Blatt and promote James long time friend Tyronn Lue to head coach

OUTSVILLE. David Blatt (R) is out as coach, just a season after leading LeBron James (L) and the rest of the Cavs to the NBA Finals. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Cleveland Cavaliers fire Blatt, hire Lue as new coach

Jan 23, 2016 - 10:49 AM

David Blatt becomes the seventh NBA coach in 40 years to reach the finals only to be fired the next season

OUTSVILLE. David Blatt (R) is out as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, just a season after leading LeBron James (L) and the rest of the Cavs to the NBA Finals. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP