With A Winning Record, Why'd The Cavs Fire David Blatt?
The Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach David Blatt, even though the relative newcomer had an 83-31 record over a season and a half.By Connor Hickox | January 22, 2016
The Cleveland Cavaliers have fired head coach David Blatt.
The Cavs hold the best record in the Eastern Conference halfway through the NBA season, and they’re a heavy favorite to return to the NBA Finals this year.
But despite the team’s success since LeBron James’ return in 2014, many have speculated Blatt hasn’t had James’ respect or support.