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John Beilein Reportedly Makes Decision On Future With Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein yells on the floor.

CLEVELAND, OHIO - JANUARY 07: Collin Sexton #2 listens to Head coach John Beilein of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half against the Detroit Pistons at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on January 07, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The John Beilein era in Cleveland has reportedly come to an abrupt end. Over the weekend, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported Beilein and the Cavaliers were likely parting ways.

Just a few days later, it appears that initial report was accurate. According to the latest report from Woj, Beilein is expected to say good-bye to his staff and players on Wednesday.

Earlier this afternoon, Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium suggested Beilein was in "advanced talks" to leave Cleveland. Woj made the move more official with his report on Tuesday night.

"After a brief and tumultuous tenure, John Beilein is leaving as Cleveland's coach. Associate HC JB Bickerstaff will be elevated to head coach," Woj reported on Tuesday night. "Beilein's expected to say goodbye to staff and players on Wednesday upon team's return from All-Star Break.

It's a tough break for one of college basketball's best coaches. After building a powerhouse at Michigan, Beilein finally took his talents to the NBA this season.

His tenure got off to a rocky start during a team meeting from early January when Beilein angered players by saying they were performing "like a bunch of thugs." He apologized for misspeaking, saying he meant to say slugs. However, it appears the damage was done.

Former Memphis Grizzlies head coach J.B. Bickerstaff is expected to take over as the Cavaliers head coach.