|Cavaliers fire coach Mike Brown|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 12 May 2014 09:41|
Owner Dan Gilbert announced the decision to relieve Brown on Monday. Gilbert also said interim general manager David Griffin is being retained as full-time GM. Griffin took over in February, when Gilbert fired Chris Grant.
The Cavs went 33-49 this season under Brown, who was first dismissed by Gilbert following the 2010 season. Gilbert says it was a ''difficult decision'' to release Brown. The coach signed a five-year contract last summer.
Gilbert said Griffin will lead the search for Brown's successor. The Cavs were 17-16 after Griffin took over for Grant.