What Does Danny Ferry’s Resignation Say About Cavaliers Stability?

June 4th, 2010 by Eric Felkey Leave a reply »
Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry will not be reprising his role within the team next year, when his contract expires in June, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reported this afternoon.

The decision to let Ferry go came late Wednesday night, according to sources within the team. Soon-to-be free agent LeBron James had no direct influence on the outcome, said beat writer Brian Windhorst.

According to various outlets, it was a mutual decision to part ways. And it makes sense—both Ferry and owner Dan Gilbert are incredibly steadfast and loyal in their beliefs and the way they go about business.

Back in 2005, Ferry wanted control of all personnel decisions and to be the highest ranking official within the organization..before he was even hired.

He even walked away from negotiations because the Cavs were entertaining thoughts of hiring Larry Brown as president and Ferry as the GM.

In further analysis from Windhorst, he brought this up to emphasize the point that Ferry will not accept things unless they are under his own terms. A similar situation surfaced in the past weeks, only this was one case where both c ...

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