After Wednesday night's win over the Phoenix Suns, the Cleveland Cavaliers are guaranteed to have the best record in the Eastern Conference through January 31st. This feat means the head coach of the Cavs will represent the East as the head coach of the All-Stars in Toronto next month, which means Tyronn Lue gets the nod. Lue has a lifetime record of 2-1 as an NBA head coach, and has not lost a game since his very first time out. It's been an impressive run.
From the Cavs:
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue and his staff will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars in the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, to be televised by TNT at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 14 from Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
The Cavaliers (32-12, .727) clinched the best record in the conference through games played on Sunday, Jan. 31, by virtue of their 115-93 win over the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 27.
The 65th NBA All-Star Game will be the first All-Star Game held outside of the U.S. The game will be seen by fans in more than 200 countries and territories and will be heard in more than 40 languages. TNT will televise the All-Star Game in the U.S. for the 14th consecutive year, marking Turner Sports' 31st year of NBA All-Star coverage.
In all seriousness, this is a testament to what the Cavs have been able to do this season despite injuries to Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert. It hasn't always been pretty, but the Cavs have been pretty good all year. It's not clear how many players will be represented by the Cavs at the All-Star game, with only LeBron James being selected as an East starter, but the coaching staff will be there.