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Reports: Cleveland Cavaliers have fired head coach David Blatt

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have fired head coach David Blatt, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported.

The Cavaliers are first in the Eastern Conference with a 30-11 record. Last year, Blatt's first in Cleveland and first in the NBA, he led them to the NBA Finals, where they lost in six games to the Golden State Warriors.

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According to Wojnarowski, Cavaliers assistant coach Tyronn Lue has agreed to a multi-year deal as head coach.



ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports that despite the team's public support of Blatt, there was growing unrest in the locker room.



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7 years (1996-2003), $105,375,000

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19. Shawn Kemp, Cleveland Cavaliers

7 years (1997-2004), $107,000,000

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5 years (2013-2018), $107,343,478

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6 years (2010-2016), $109,837,500

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5 years (2015–2020), $110,000,000

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T-10. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers

5 years (2016–2021), $120,000,000

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7 years (1996–2003), $120,000,000

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7 years (2003–2010), $122,007,704

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7 years (2001–2007), $122,718,750

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6 years (1999–2005), $126,000,000

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5 years (2016-2021), $145 million

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