Cavs Seeking Strong Defensive Head Coach
(Cavs GM Chris) Grant made it clear the team’s next coach will have a strong defensive background. The candidates are endless and range from guys with previous head coaching experience (Stan Van Gundy, Scott Skiles, Mike Dunleavy and Avery Johnson) to career assistants on the fringe of their first head coaching opportunities (Mike Malone, David Fizdale and Brian Shaw).
The most intriguing name available is Mike Brown, whom Scott replaced just three years ago. As Grant described the next coach he is looking for — proven success, a teacher and strong defensively with proven systems, a grinder and a worker — he essentially described Brown.