University of Michigan coach John Beilein has agreed to a five-year contract to become the Cleveland Cavaliers' coach, league sources told ESPN.
Beilein reached a deal with the Cavaliers on Sunday and informed Michigan's administration of his decision to leave for the NBA on Monday morning, sources said.
Talks escalated over the weekend, with a deal reached on Sunday, league sources tell ESPN. Beilein informed his administration on Monday morning of his decision to make leap to NBA, and is telling his players now. https://t.co/qH749G3c3d— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 13, 2019
Totally out of left field for me, and I'm really glad we weren't also competing with the ripple effect from this when we were filling our own coaching vacancy.