Posts tagged "tom izzo"

Tom Izzo to stay at MSU?

Per clickonDetroit: EAST LANSING, Mich. — Sources are telling Local 4’s Bernie Smilovitz that Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is expected to announce his decision publicly at a news conference late Tuesday or Wednesday.Sources said Izzo will announce he is staying with MSU and declining the offer to coach the Cleveland Cavalieres. No idea how... Read more »

LeBron "100% endorses" Izzo while remaining neutral on coaching search? Okay...

So in a bold statement from a high level source, LeBron James has endorsed Tom Izzo for the Cleveland Cavaliers job. According to a high-level source, James would endorse the Cavs’ hiring Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo. Cavs owner Dan Gilbert said last week that James is not involved in the search for a... Read more »

Tom Izzo not confident on LeBron James returning to Cleveland

Per Adrian Wojnarowski: As for his questions about where Cleveland’s organization stands with James, one source said Izzo “isn’t even sure who has a relationship with [James].” Cavs owner Dan Gilbert has tried to be positive with Izzo about the team’s chances of re-signing James this summer, but little in Izzo’s own research has given... Read more »

LeBron wants a coach with NBA playing experience?

Per Cleveland Plains Dealer: According to a source, one thing James has let the organization know is that he’s interested in a coach that has played in the NBA. Scott, who had a good relationship with James’ close friend Chris Paul, would fit that bill. That is why the Cavs are so interested. Well that... Read more »

Tom Izzo to Cleveland would be good for Chicago

In the latest Ask Sam: Sam: Ah, Tom Izzo. He’s the Bad Internet Story of the Day. That was Wednesday’s Detroit newspaper report from a school trustee Izzo had rejected the Bulls’ offer to be head coach before they offered the job to Thibodeau. So, I guess do we find out after all these years... Read more »

Izzo to Cavs after turning down Bulls?

So first, according to the athletic directory at MSU, Izzo turned down the Bulls job: “Chicago made an offer to him,” Ferguson said in a phone interview. “Tom didn’t run and say ‘(Chicago) made an offer, (so MSU) has to up the ante.’ ” Several reports say the Cleveland Cavaliers have offered Izzo a five-year,... Read more »