David Blatt accepts Cavs job
CLEVELAND -- David Blatt went overseas to chase his basketball dreams. He's coming back to fulfill them.
One of Europe's top coaches, Blatt was hired Friday by the Cavaliers, who ended a sweeping, 39-day search with an out-of-the-box selection they hope changes their fortunes.
American-born, Princeton-schooled and considered one of the game's brightest offensive minds, Blatt, 55, has long been interested in coaching in the NBA, and the Cavs will give him his first shot.
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