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Larry Drew seeking ‘longer commitment’ from Cavaliers

The organization, meanwhile, wants him to take the interim job.

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In the wake of Tyronn Lue’s firing, Larry Drew will serve as the team’s head coach. And, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the organization wants to name Drew as the interim head coach, but Drew wants a ‘longer commitment’ from the organization:

Drew is something of a known commodity as a coach, as he has a 143-169 record in four season as a head coach. For the Cavs, that’s exactly what they should want right not to help settle the chaos. And it makes sense that Drew would want a commitment beyond this year.

The Cavs, though, should not be rushing to commit to the team’s next head coach. Perhaps Drew proves himself, but the team should be considering a wide-range of candidates for their next coach and find someone who can help them build correctly post LeBron James. It feels far too early to start listing out names, and Drew deserves a shot at least.