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Report: Cleveland To Hire Former Laker (And Celtic) Brian Shaw

With or without LeBron James, Brian Shaw is looking like the next Cleveland Cavaliers coach.

A source told FanHouse the Lakers assistant is close to finalizing a deal to join the Cavaliers just one day before James' much-anticipated free agency begins. Shaw was a finalist with former New Orleans and New Jersey coach Byron Scott after Michigan State coach Tom Izzo declined the team's offer earlier this month.

- Sam Amick @ Fanhouse

 

Also in bigger news today, according to unconfirmed sources, LeBron James had a southwestern style omelet for breakfast, possibly tipping his hand to either Dallas or Houston as his Free Agent destination of choice. Joe Johnson, as expected, took his leftovers.