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Tyronn Lue: 5yr / $35M extension

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Juxtaposed Jolt, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Juxtaposed Jolt

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    #Winningcureseverything

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    Good for him. Lue > Iverson.
     
  3. juicystream

    juicystream Contributing Member

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    I guess coaches are cashing in like the players.
     
  4. TEXNIFICENT

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    With this contract he'll make more than he did as a player. Amazing.
     
  5. Jontro

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    Well deserved, he turned LerBon into a disciplined superstar and brought out the super skills in the finals.
     
  6. RedRedemption

    RedRedemption Contributing Member

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    LeBron and Lue probably gonna retire together.
     
  7. FTW Rockets FTW

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    What is LeBron's cut of the $35M?
     
  8. Liberon

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    Didn't JVG max out at $6 million a year?
     
  9. Aruba77

    Aruba77 Contributing Member

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    $35 mi; that's probably more than he made during his entire NBA player career. Lol.
     
  10. alcatrazpsycho

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    Calling it now: Lue will win COTY next season, then get fired the season after.
     
  11. Jontro

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    I'm glad to have witnessed the birth of a coaching genius. I'll be able to tell my children someday that I've followed the great Lue since the beginning. What a time to be alive.
     
  12. apollo33

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    the waterboy could've coached that team into the finals
     
  13. Ziggy

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    Any championship winning coach should be rewarded with a solid deal, but the money is a little high. I don't see anyone else paying him that kind of money, there's no threat out there. But it doesn't affect their cap, so whatever. Not my money.
     
  14. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    He should give 95% of it for Lebron. He got the old coach fired and won him a ring.
     
  15. Layup Drill

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    Perfect pic of Blatt haha

    In case anyone was wondering (which you prob weren't) here are his salaries as a player (source http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/l/luety01.html).

    1998-99 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $287,500
    1999-00 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $809,280
    2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $865,800
    2001-02 Washington Wizards NBA $1,700,000
    2002-03 Washington Wizards NBA $1,870,000
    2003-04 Orlando Magic NBA $1,500,000
    2004-05 Houston Rockets NBA $1,600,000
    2005-06 Atlanta Hawks NBA $3,500,000
    2006-07 Atlanta Hawks NBA $3,500,000
    2007-08 Sacramento Kings NBA $3,500,000
    2008-09 Orlando Magic NBA $2,250,000

    You can go ahead and adjust for inflation on your own...but wow the man got one of his nicest paydays mostly for just being in the right place at the right time haha. Lebron should be getting a nice thank you gift very soon
     
  16. neutralgrey

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    Being at the right place & the right time for Lue... I'm happy for him.
     
  17. ivanyy2000

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    LeBron James makes everyone around him rich.

    Kudos.
     
  18. asianballa23

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    astros99, J.R. and Dutchrudder! like this.
  19. zeeshan2

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    this is the only Lue thread I could find
     
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