Jacari McRae | April 14th, 2019
After mutually parting ways with interim head coach Larry Drew last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers will begin searching for his replacement. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers will interview Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard for the position next week.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will begin conducting interviews in their coaching search this week, including meetings with Miami assistant Juwan Howard and Dallas assistant Jamahl Mosley, league sources told ESPN
Wojnarowski also noted the Cavaliers will interview other assistants on playoff teams.
In addition to the Cavaliers, Howard will also have an interview with the Los Angeles Lakers next week.
The Lakers have received permission to speak to Juwan Howard, plan interview him next week
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) April 14, 2019
Since his retirement in 2013, Howard joined Erik Spoelstra‘s staff as an assistant coach. As a player, he was often praised for his veteran leadership and calming influence on the team. He’s a two-time NBA champion having won as both a player and assistant coach. His current role involves him working with the Heat’s big man rotation.
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