Coach Tyronn Lue signs richest deal in Cleveland coaching history

Coach Tyronn Lue signs richest deal in Cleveland coaching history

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Tyronn Lue already beat the odds by winning the first Cleveland championship in 52 years and now, he's cashed in and signed the richest deal in Cleveland coaching history.

The Cavaliers head coach agreed Monday to a 5-year, $35M extension.

The new deal makes Lue, who's coached only 41 games, the fourth highest paid NBA coach in the league.

HIGHEST PAID NBA HEAD COACHES

Gregg Popovich, SAS  $11M per year
Doc Rivers, LAC         $10M
Tom Thibodeau, MIN   $8M
Stan Van Gundy, DET   $7M
Rick Carlisle, DAL       $7M
Scott Brooks, WSH      $7M
Tyronn Lue, CLE         $7M

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