The Cleveland Cavaliers are certainly being thorough in their search for a new head coach. It makes sense that new general manager David Griffin would want to exhaust all possibilities before coming to a conclusion and that means you're going to be hearing a lot of different names interviewing with the Cavs for the head coaching position. According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, Cleveland talked to Vinny Del Negro this past weekend. It's unclear how serious of a candidate Del Negro would be at this point.
Vinny Del Negro interviewed with the Cavaliers over the weekend, a league source with knowledge of the interview confirmed, bringing the total to five known coaching candidates who have interviewed for the vacant coaching job.
According to Lloyd, the Cavs also interviewed Lionel Hollins, Tyronn Lue, and Alvin Gentry about the position. Adrian Griffin was the very first candidate to interview for the job last week.
Tyronn Lue apparently had a pretty good interview session with Cleveland.
From every account, Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue's interview for Cleveland's head coaching job left a strong impression on team officials.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 31, 2014
It's a little bit surprising that George Karl's name hasn't come up in the Cavs' coaching search thus far. He has a lot of experience and has had success everywhere that he goes. I'm sure that these are not the only five candidates that the Cavs are considering and there will be more interviews to come.