• Report: Andre Drummond said he wouldn't return if Cavaliers kept John Beilein

    3 monthes ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    Drummond has a $28,751,774 player option for next season.
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  • John Beilein, Cavaliers reportedly part ways: A timeline of the turbulence between Cleveland and head coach

    3 monthes ago - By CBSSports

    John Beilein is leaving the Cavs - and $12 million guaranteed - 54 games into his tenure as coach
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  • John Beilein reportedly behaved like a ‘dictator' to Cavs players

    3 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    John Beilein's tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over after only 54 games, and by all accounts the longtime college coach's dictatorial style meant the experiment was all but doomed to fail from its onset. In a deep dive into how the hiring of Beilein highlights how the Cavaliers are suffering from a debilitating organizational culture problem, Shams Charania, Jason Lloyd and Joe Vardon of The Athletic explored how the longtime Michigan Wolverines coach's “dictator” style was never going to be tolerated by NBA players. Said approach to coaching included Beilein's “tone toward players”...
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  • Report: Cavs players taunted John Beilein by playing songs with word ‘thug'

    3 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    John Beilein was unable to make it through a full season in his first year as an NBA head coach, and his inability to relate to his players appears to have been the biggest reason for that. While Beilein insisted he misspoke last month when he called his players “thugs,” that was ultimately the beginning of the end for him with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Athletic published an in-depth look at what went wrong with Beilein in his first NBA coaching gig, and it's clear the infamous film session on Jan. 8 became a huge issue for Cavs players. During that session, Beilein called his players...
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  • Report: Cavs players played songs with 'thug' in lyrics to needle Beilein

    3 monthes ago - By TheScore

    With John Beilein apparently on his way out as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers , reports paint the picture of a dysfunctional locker room during his 54-game stewardship. Following a January incident in which Beilein referred to players in a film session as "thugs," several members of the team began playing songs that featured the word while the coach was in earshot, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania. Tracks reportedly included Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's "Thuggish Ruggish Bone," Tupac's "Thugz Mansion," and Trick Daddy's "I'm a Thug." For his part, Beilein later said he misspoke...
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  • Cavs players mocked coach John Beilein by playing 'thug' songs, per report

    Cavs players mocked coach John Beilein by playing 'thug' songs, per report

    3 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    While the fact a number of Cavs players were playing songs with the word "thug" in them is funny on the surface, Beilein's comment clearly rubbed some players the wrong way.
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  • Report: Cavaliers players played songs like ‘Thuggish Ruggish Bone' around John Beilein

    3 monthes ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    "It's the Sluggish Ruggish Bone"?
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