Tyronn Lue Makes Return to Coaching, Joins Doc Rivers’ Coaching Staff
It’s been a tumultuous year for the former NBA champion head coach Tyronn Lue.
After dealing with a string of health issues, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired Lue a few games into last regular season after an abysmal start to the post-LeBron James era. Lue coached the Cavs for three years, helping lead the franchise to its first NBA championship in 2016. The Cavs would return to the Finals in each of the following two years to subsequently fall to the Kevin Durant-led Golden State Warriors on both occasions.
BREAKING: The Clippers are finalizing a deal to make Tyronn Lue their head assistant coach, via @TheSteinLine.
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Now, Lue is ready to return to coaching and will re-join Doc Rivers coaching staff as the head assistant.
Lue, who nearly became the newest head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, will return to the post he’s held with the Los Angeles Clippers under Rivers back in 2013-14. Lue was also a part of Rivers’ staff in Boston between 2011 and 2013.