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Tyronn Lue Releases Statement After Being Fired

A closeup of Tyronn Lue looking down.

BOSTON, MA - MAY 13: Head coach of the Tyronn Lue Cleveland Cavaliers reacts against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on May 13, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The 0-6 Cleveland Cavaliers made a move on Sunday, firing head coach Tyronn Lue. Lue looks like the easiest scapegoat for a team that lacks talent and, most importantly, doesn't have LeBron James anymore.

Lue had been with the Cavs since 2014. Originally the associate head coach, he took over head duties when David Blatt was fired during the 2015-16 season.

Lue helped the Cavs win the 2016 NBA Finals and reach the Finals again in 2017 and 2018.

After being informed of his termination, Lue released a statement, which was obtained by ESPN's Marc Spears.

You can read it below.

Lue has also been an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics. He'll likely get another opportunity as an assistant elsewhere.

In the meantime, the Cavs will look to finally get in the win column against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.