CLEVELAND– Tyronn Lue released a statement to ESPN after he was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Cavs general manager Koby Altman informed Lue of the decision Sunday morning after the team started the season 0-6.
In his statement, Lue thanked Altman, the former general manger David Griffin and owner Dan Gilbert.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) October 28, 2018
Lue took over for David Blatt when he was fired in 2016. During his head coaching career in Cleveland, Lue went to three NBA Finals and won a championship.
Associate coach Larry Drew will step in as interim head coach for Cleveland.