Morning Roundup: Cavs sign Drew to coach rest of season


The Cavaliers signed assistant Drew to a new contract so he can be their coach for the rest of this season.

Drew didn't want to take on all the extra work and responsibilities of coaching a bad team just to be fired at the end of the season, but the Cavs didn't want to give any longterm guarantees given Drew's resume as a head coach. Fournier added three steals, including that critical one in the final seconds while the Cavaliers were trying to protect a one-point lead.

The Cavaliers will counter with Tristan Thompson and Larry Nance Jr. on Monday night. Drew promised to remain professional and do his job during the talks, and the 60-year-old kept his word.

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According to ESPN, Drew could be the team's coach next season as well if the franchise elects to keep him. Charlotte shot 56.5 percent Saturday and it marked the fifth time an opponent shot at least 50 percent.

Collin Sexton is averaging 11.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, while shooting at 41.3 percent from the field in 23.7 minutes of action. Once again, the Cavs just had to get the ball in and accept a foul to have free throws to make it a three-point game again.

The Cavs have also dominated Orlando over the last few years, but things are different these days - and the Magic are coming off their most impressive win of the season - dropping the Spurs on Sunday night in San Antonio. I can take care of some of that with play calls, but he's got to be more involved, " Magic coach Steve Clifford said before his team improved to 3-6. I think his decision-making has been solid, but he's got to get more than five shots. Issac, who was beset by injuries as a rookie last season, could return Monday.