JERUALEM (JTA) — An Israeli lawmaker reportedly has written a letter to the owner of the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers asking him to give a championship ring to David Blatt, the team’s former coach. Nachman Shai, of the Zionist Union Party, on Tuesday sent the letter to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert, the Jerusalem Post…
David Blatt, the Israeli American who was fired this season as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, reportedly is under consideration for the newly vacated head coach position with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Restless sleep often prompted Tel Aviv resident Mike Bargman to flick on his bedroom television to watch Cleveland Cavaliers’ games.
LeBron James says that he was “just as surprised and caught off guard” as his team mates when Cleveland head coach David Blatt was fired on Friday, four days after the Cavaliers had suffered their worst loss of the season.
LeBron James’s Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers have fired head coach David Blatt four days after suffering their worst loss of the NBA season, according to multiple reports on Friday.
David Blatt, the Israeli-American coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, lamented his team’s loss in the NBA Finals but said it doesn’t mean the overall season was bad.
David Blatt has handled plenty of adversity as rookie Cleveland Cavaliers coach. Can his Israeli mentality help him manage superstar LeBron James to an NBA crown?
The Eastern Semifinals Game 5 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls is a pivotal game for both teams – but it might be the biggest for Cleveland’s Jewish coach David Blatt.
David Blatt and the Cleveland Cavaliers had great expectations with the return of four-time MVP LeBron James via free agency from the Miami Heat.
The script could not have been written better for Cleveland Cavaliers basketball coach David Blatt. On May 18, the 55-year-old veteran coach led the Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv to an unexpected Euroleague championship over favorites, Real Madrid. On June 20, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired him to be their next head coach, fulfilling his longtime dream to coach in the NBA. On July 11, basketball king LeBron James wrote in Sports Illustrated that he would be returning to the Cavaliers for the upcoming season.