Beilein headed to NBA, Cleveland after highly successful run at MI

Florence Fletcher
May 15, 2019

"Why do I give a damn who the next coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers is gonna be?" he asked.

University of Michigan Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics Warde Manuel announced today (Monday, May 13) that John Beilein will be stepping down as the Wolverines men's basketball coach to take the head coaching position with the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers. "Beilein informed his administration on Monday morning of his decision to make leap to National Basketball Association, and is telling his players now".

Beilein, 66, hails from MI, where he's coached since 2007, but he has a long track record of success in amateur basketball.

He wasn't the only person on Twitter talking about the big move, though. Beilein, who spent 12 seasons with MI, reportedly wants former Memphis Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff as his associate head coach. "We are excited Coach Beilein is joining our organization as we continue to build the foundation that any enterprise needs to be successful and competitive year in and year out".

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I'm not thinking about.my situation or the club's situation, I just try to win games". "Now it's time to respect his decision". I love the Premier League, the level is really the best in the world I think, the atmosphere in the stadiums is wonderful.

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He has 754 career wins as a head coach. "First, John is a great human being".

Beilein tweeted his thanks Monday to Michigan's players and fans.

He has to establish a culture and develop Sexton, Cedi Osman, the 2019 rookie class and any other young players the Cavs are able to acquire with their combination of future cap space and draft picks the next couple years.

The more important issue is what Beilein's departure says about the current state of college basketball. We shared some of the best moments of my life together and I will always be grateful for that, " Beilein said in a release. Per Wojnarowski, Beilein has been reassured by owner Dan Gilbert that his value system will be installed with the Cavs. The team says they are in the rebuilding process. "Cleveland is a great city with wonderful fans, and I am really looking forward to calling Cleveland home for years to come".

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