Lue was in his fourth season as Cleveland's head coach
Tyronn Lue was dismissed as the Cavaliers head coach on Sunday, getting fired after Cleveland's 0–6 start to the 2018-19 season. Lue led the Cavs to their first-ever championship in 2016, reaching the NBA Finals in three consecutive seasons.
Lue's firing drew strong reaction from Cavaliers players on social media, and also led to a response from LeBron James. Check out the top tributes to Lue below.
T Lue thanks for the memories and more importantly our partnership bringing a 🏆 to that deserved city/fan base. U know how to find me 🙏🏾— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 28, 2018
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Always bigger then coach and player. We are brothers. Family at the end of the day and that will never change. Only Coach to bring a championship to this city. Learn so much on and off the court from Ronnie Lue. Gonna miss your positive energy and always telling me to enjoy every moment of this cause it's rare for guys like us to make it. My Coach T Lue
Lue won 128 games as the Cavaliers head coach, boasting a .607 career win percentage.