The Cavaliers fired head coach Tyronn Lue on Sunday the team confirmed, ending Lue's tenure with Cleveland after an 0–6 start to the 2018-19 season. Lue will be replaced by interim head coach Larry Drew.
However, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reports Drew is committed to taking over during the immediate coaching transition, but he is reluctant to hold the position through the rest of the year unless there is an agreement that goes beyond this season. The two sides are talking about a potential deal.
Lue led Cleveland to its first championship in franchise history in 2016. He replaced former head coach David Blatt in Jan. 2016, winning the Eastern Conference in three-consecutive seasons.
Lue commented on his firing via The Undefeated on Sunday afternoon.
The Cavaliers' run of success with Lue ended early this season, though, as the Cavaliers sit at 0–6 in their first season without LeBron James since 2014-15.
Lue won 128 games as the Cavaliers head coach. He has a .607 career win percentage.