Cleveland officially announced the hiring of the former Pacer assistant on Wednesday. Brown is credited with installing the 6th-ranked defense in the league for Indiana. He becomes the NBA's second-youngest head coach to New Jersey's Lawrence Frank.
There's also an NFL team called the Cleveland Browns.
Transfer that to the NBA, and there's a possibility Dan Gilbert is trying to build a mix with all those names.
On one hand, Larry Brown ducked out of Detroit's practice for the Eastern Conference Finals before reporters could ask him about rumors that say he could be Cleveland's next president of basketball operations.
Cleveland was persistent in getting a head coach with the last name "Brown."
After getting rebuffed in their efforts for Pistons' head coach Larry Brown, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that, according to a source, Mike Brown will be introduced as the Cavs' head coach sometime this week.
Brown is currently an assistant on the Indiana staff. He is credited for developing a defense that gave up the sixth fewest points a game this past season.
Zanesville boys' basketball coach Scott Aronhalt told WHIZ Tuesday that he turned down the Jackson (Massillon) job and will remain with the Blue Devils, probably for the rest of his career.
"I only explored another job because I wanted what was best for my family," Aronhalt said. "Well, my dad (who is 83 years old and lives in Coshocton) can still drive down for all the home games. And I know the kind of effort it puts in to build a program.
Kellen Winslow II will miss the upcoming season after tearing his ACL in a motorcycle accident earlier this month, several sources reported Thursday.
The Browns' tight end played only two games his rookie season after breaking his leg in the final seconds of a game in Dallas. Winslow received the largest contract ($40 million) for a rookie tight end in NFL history. He may be required to give up millions of dollars from his guaranteed signing bonus...