BREAKING: LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers fire head coach David Blatt

It’s official: The King James-run Cleveland Cavaliers has fired head coach David Blatt. Tyronn Lue, the assistant coach long-rumored to a favorite of James, will take over as coach on a multi-year deal.

The move comes on the heels of an embarrassing blow out defeat at the hands of the Golden State Warrior this past week, which was said to have sent shockwaves through owner Dan Gilbert and the entire Cleveland franchise.

More on this story as it develops.