LeBron praises Lue but adds, 'That whole situation is beyond me'

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Tyronn Lue was with LeBron James during his second tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the last three and a half as his head coach.

When asked about Lue being fired by the Cavaliers before the Lakers took on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night in Minneapolis, James chose to focus on the relationship he has with Lue as opposed to the drama surrounding his dismissal.

James, who won the third NBA championship of his 16-year career in 2016 with Lue at the helm of the Cavaliers, was asked to expand on his social-media comments about Lue after he was fired Sunday.

While offering praise about Lue, James wrapped up his comments with a cryptic, "that whole situation is beyond me."