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Cleveland Cavaliers Pick Up 2013-14 Option for Head Coach Byron Scott

The Cleveland Cavaliers have undergone an enormous rebuilding project since the summer of 2010. At the helm of that has been head coach Byron Scott. According to the Plain Dealer, he will be back for at least one more season after this year.

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The Plain Dealer is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to pick up the club option in 2013-14 for head coach Byron Scott. I'm not sure how much doubt there was that they would eventually do this, but here it is.

Byron Scott has been on the sidelines throughout the entire post-LeBron era of the Cavaliers. While the team record has been miserable, you cannot deny that the talent on the floor has increased immensely. Byron works closely with general manger Chris Grant and seems to have a good relationship with star Kyrie Irving. Scott did a brave thing in taking this job when he knew that he'd have an enormous project ahead of him and he deserves to see this thing through.

Scott has amassed a record of 40-108 in his two seasons in Cleveland. If we don't start to see real results after the 2013-14 season, then it may be time to consider looking for a new head coach. But that's a long way off. For now, this is definitely the right move for the organization.