Tom Izzo to the Cavs Is a Lose-Lose Proposition That’s Flush with Cash

June 8th, 2010 by Chad Ridgeway Leave a reply »
Tom Izzo will soon be a very rich man. At least, twice as rich as he already was. There aren't many people in the world who wouldn't change jobs to double their salary. Even if the new job is worse.

In this case, it is.

You can expect that as soon as the NBA Finals wrap up, the Cleveland Cavaliers will host a press conference to introduce their new hire. Words like "proven record" and "championship caliber" will be tossed around like the confetti that Cavs fans hope will eventually litter the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena.

And it will happen just in time for the Cavs to launch their aggressive "Bring 'Bron Back" campaign, with Mr. Izzo as the centerpiece of that master plan.

I also predict that midway through his second season on the job, Izzo will be unceremoniously fired, and the Cavaliers will be scrambling, worse off than they are now.

Mr. Izzo, this is a lose-lose proposition for you. If LeBron doesn't re-sign, you're stuck with a terrible team.

The people in Cleveland are used to winning 60-plus games a year and watching their team put on a show 41 times a season in downtown Cleveland. The Cavs are the ...

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