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For Blatt -- and the Cavs -- the NBA may have been too much culture shock
David Blatt excelled in a coach's league, which the NBA is not
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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David Blatt signed on with the Cavs in the weeks before Cleveland went from a team of young, inexperienced players to the NBA's best.
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The Cavs startled a lot of people last week – and drew a round of boos from fans in Israel to the other coaches in the NBA – when they fired head coach David Blatt. But our sports commentator Terry Pluto says, in retrospect, the firing should have been expected. Terry, you say much of it comes down to culture shock.

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Terry Plutoexpects Blatt will make another run at coaching in the NBA – with a younger team like the one he thought he was getting when he signed on in the weeks before Cleveland announced the return of LeBron James.

 

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