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Veteran coaches express interest in Cavs job

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11:09 AM ET 04.21 | The Cavs really like Stan Van Gundy, but he will be courted by several teams. Mike Brown is high on their list, and could get the job. Brian Shaw interviewed here when they hired Byron Scott, and is now an Indiana assistant. They will interview him, but I sense they want someone with head coaching experience. I've heard Flip Saunders, Nate McMillan and Avery Johnson are among several veteran coaches who have either directly or indirectly expressed an interest. There will be more.

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April 21, 2013  11:45 AM ET
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Lillard?You're thinking of Portland?

Has to be.

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April 21, 2013  11:57 AM ET

I'm trying to think the upside of moving to Cleveland

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April 21, 2013  12:03 PM ET
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There's an upside? Well holy crap!

Inexpensive housing?

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April 21, 2013  12:19 PM ET
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I'm trying to think the upside of moving to Cleveland

Some from Afghanistan might find it an upgrade...

Some...

April 21, 2013  12:20 PM ET

Nate McMillan is my #1 choice without a doubt

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April 21, 2013  12:40 PM ET
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I'm trying to think the upside of moving to Cleveland

No one would every think to look for you there?

April 21, 2013  01:09 PM ET

Avery is not a good choice.

April 21, 2013  01:25 PM ET
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Avery is not a good choice.

I thought they already had a good one.

 
April 21, 2013  02:17 PM ET
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flip ? lolavery ?

Avery Johnson with that voice of his would fit perfectly for the Cavs young roster.

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