Home Sports Basketball In Tyronn Lue, the Clippers found a familiar coach who can bring... SportsBasketball In Tyronn Lue, the Clippers found a familiar coach who can bring needed changes October 16, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp From the moment the Clippers and Doc Rivers parted ways, Tyronn Lue made the most sense to replace him. A championship coach. Ample experience coaching stars, under pressure. Deep ties to the organization and the city. And on Thursday, the Clippers agreed to terms with Lue on a five-year deal after a search process that spanned almost three weeks, multiple league sources told The Athletic Lue, 43, was the first candidate the Clippers reached out to, approximately one week after they mutually parted ways with Rivers, league sources said. The Clippers’ decision committee — owner Steve Ballmer and the Lawrence Frank and Michael Winger-led front office — contacted a list of 10 candidates, and five of them were seriously considered. Over a period of days, they whittled down the field to three candidates based on the checklist that The Athletic reported on Sept. 29: A progressive and innovative approach High-level game… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pat Riley tries to clarify NBA Finals 'asterisk' comment NBA’s December restart: Why do it, how it might work, who benefits and more Michael Jordan does not think he could have survived Twitter era Report: NBA targeting Dec. 22 start, 72-game season to finish before Olympics NBA start target: December 22, before Christmas, 72 games, end by Olympics Thompson: Warriors saw Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman — top of draft board set? From rural Indiana to the NBA: How TCU’s Desmond Bane worked to get here The top 125 NBA players: Giannis, Harden, Kawhi and the LeBron reality Sports viewership unplugged: the facts behind the numbers The top 125 NBA players: The Athletic’s Player Tiers — from LeBron James to Tyler Herro What’s the No. 1 pick worth? As draft night nears, Wolves are trying to find out 2020 NBA Draft to be virtual experience on Nov. 18 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.