50. Cavaliers fire David Blatt despite having best record in East

Before there was triumph, there was head scratching. The Cavs fired David Blatt on Jan. 22 despite having the best record in the East. The decision underscored the dysfunction that followed Cleveland for much of the regular season. Tyronn Lue took over for Blatt, and the controversial decision ultimately paid off handsomely for Cleveland. — Rohan Nadkarni

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