The Cleveland Cavaliers will interview 19-year NBA veteran Juwan Howard for their head coaching vacancy, according to reports on Sunday
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ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Howard, an assistant coach with the Miami Heat, is one of a number of candidates expected to be interviewed. The Los Angeles Lakers also have received permission to interview Howard, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne.
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Wojnarowski said Dallas Mavericks assistant Jamahl Mosley, Utah Jazz assistant Alex Jensen, and Portland Trail Blazers assistant David Vanterpool also are among those expected to be interviewed by the Cavaliers.
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Cleveland finished the season at 19-63, struggling in their first year of the post-LeBron James era. Star Kevin Love was limited to just 22 games because of injuries.
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The Cavaliers abruptly fired coach Tyronn Lue in October after an 0-6 start and replaced him with assistant coach Larry Drew, who reluctantly took the job. He and the Cavaliers parted ways after the season ended.
Lue also is expected to be a candidate for the Lakers’ job.
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