Spartan Hoopla: Tom Izzo Still on Cleveland Cavaliers’ Wish List

June 7th, 2010 by adam biggers Leave a reply »
It seems the never-ending rumors involving Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo, and how he might leave East Lansing for the NBA, just won't die.

On Monday, the News-Herald, a news source out of Northern Ohio, reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers reached out to Mr. March. The team offered him a deal. 

Here we go again.

Izzo, as usual, deflected the claims. He sent a text message to The Lansing State Journal staff saying the report was, "more baloney than substance."

Michigan State's Athletic Director Mark Hollis told the Associated Press on Monday afternoon that the NBA team, struggling to hold on to its superstar and sanity, did not approach Izzo with a contract.

But Hollis said Izzo communicated with Cleveland's brass—so it's just the predictable talk most have grown accustomed to.

Later Monday evening, it was reported by the Detroit News that Izzo evaded questions about the Cavaliers' $30 million contract tender while on Jack Ebling's radio show.

The current-Spartan coach said that he didn't want to comment on the matter—which leads to more speculation.

For so ...

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