Cavaliers agree to a deal with Larry Drew

Drew and the Cavs have agreed on a deal for the rest of the season with a partial guarantee for next year

Jonathan Peterlin
November 05, 2018 - 5:37 pm

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Cleveland, OH (92.3 The Fan) – The Cavs label for Larry Drew can change to head coach as the two sides have agreed to make it official. 

Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman announced the agreement Monday evening at the Cleveland Clinic Courts before the Cavaliers took the court in Orlando to take on the Magic.

“We are pleased to have reached this agreement with Coach Drew to continue leading the team on the court. He brings important experience and many qualities that we expect to translate well with our team as the head coach,” said Altman. “We’re looking forward to the ways he can impact the team and help our players continue to grow and find success.”

The Wine and Gold has dropped two out of their last three as they seek out their second win of the season Monday night in Orlando.The club is losing by an average of 16 points per game with six of their eight losses by double digits. 

Drew was previously the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013-14. Prior to that, he was head coach of the Atlanta Hawks from 2010 through 2013, where he compiled a 128-102 (.557) overall record and led the Hawks to the playoffs his last 3 seasons in Atlanta.