Tyronn Lue

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Full Name Tyronn Lue
Age 43 Years Old
Nick Name Lue
Gender Male
Famous As Basketball Head Coach
Birth Date May 3rd, 1977
Birth Place Missouri

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Tyronn “Ty” Jamar Lue simply recognized as Tyron Lue is an American professional basketball coach as well as a former player. He used to serve as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association, before his sack on October 2018. He has found success in both his career as an NBA player and a coach. He played college basketball for the Nebraska Cornhuskers before being selected by the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft with the 23rd overall pick. He is a very talented person as he has also won two NBA championships in his first three seasons. 

Tyronn Lue Felt ‘Insulted’ Lakers Only Saw Him As Head Coach For LeBron James

Tyronn Lue will not be the next coach of the Lakers, nor will he be LeBron James’s coach for a second time. Despite all signs pointing toward a Lue-LeBron reunion, Wednesday reports say that the former Cavs coach will not be joining the Lakers next season. Now it’s back to the drawing board and things are looking bleak. Nearly a month after the Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Luke Walton, it appeared they were on the brink of hiring former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue. 

How old is Tyronn Lue?

As of 2019, his age is 42 but his age will be turning to 43 on his next birthday in 3rd May as of 2020. 

What is the ethnicity of Tyronn Lue?

Tyronn Lue was born as Tyronn Jamar Lue on 3rd May 1977 in Mexico, Missouri to parents Kim Miller and Ron Lue. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is also American. His horoscope sign is Gemini and his religion is Christian. As per his education, he attended the Raytown Senior High School in Raytown. After graduating high school, he enrolled in the Universit of Nebraska, where he studied sociology. He began playing basketball during his time at Nebraska and was a vital member of the 1995-1996 team that won the NIT. After the end of his junior season, he declared for the NBA draft. More information about him will be added soon. 

Who is the wife/girlfriend of Lue?

Reflecting on Tyronn Lue's personal life, he is not married yet and he is still to get married. There are no records of him having married as such, he does not have a wife or children. But, there is no information about his relationship in general. He has not been linked with any girl as such chances are that he does not have a girlfriend and is single at the moment. He has not provided any details about his love life to the media. He is living a happy life. 

How much is Tyronn Lue earning?

The net worth of Tyronn Lue is estimated to be $25 million. As the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, he led the Cavaliers to an NBA Championship and two NBA Championship finals. For his contribution to the team, he reportedly had a salary of $3 million. So, it is not shocking to see him have an astounding net worth. His source of income is from his coaching career. 

How tall is Tyronn?

At the age of 42, Tyronn still looks very handsome and young. He has a tall height of 6 ft or 1.83 m with a balanced weight of 79 Kg or 175 lb. His other body measurement will be added soon. 

What teams did Tyronn Lue play for?

  • Tyronn Lue began his professional career by entering in the 1998 NBA draft as an early entry where he was picked by the Denver Nuggets as the 23rd overall. 
  • During the draft night, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers with Tony Battie in exchange for Nick Van Exel.
  • The early three years with the Nuggets were disappointing seasons for him. 
  • In the year 2001 playoffs, he performed well and was specifically used to guard the Philadelphia 76ers star point guard Allen Iverson.
  • Later, he was signed to the Washington Wizards in the off-season of 2001. 
  • There, he started improving his skills during his time at the Wizards. 
  • After his time with the Wizards, he moved to Orlando Magic. 
  • He was also a part of the Orlando Magic during its worst record in history with the record of 21-61 in the 2003-2004 season. 
  • Following the end of the season, he was traded to the Houston Rockets.
  • After a short time with Houston Rockets, he was traded to Atlanta Hawks where he played till February of 2018. 
  • The Sacramento Kings acquired him in 2008 but waived him. 
  • He was also signed with teams like Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks and traded back to Orlando Magic before his retirement from professional Play.
  • The end of his professional career led him to the career of a basketball coach. 
  • He joined the Los Angeles Clippers' coaching staff in July 2013. 
  • After three years at the Clippers, he got the opportunity to become the head coach of the Cavaliers on 22nd January 2016, following the mid-season firing of Blatt. 
  • He was then signed to a three-year contract deal with the team.
  • Since donning the position of the head coach of the Cavaliers, he led the team to one NBA Championship and two NBA Finals. 
  • The Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship with the help of the star player Lebron James defeating the Golden State Warriors a star-studded team of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in the finals. 
  • The Cavaliers reached the NBA Finals of the 2017 season but lost to Golden State Warriors in five games.
  • He was able to lead the Cavaliers to the 2018 NBA finals. 
  • However, the Cavaliers were not able to win the overpowering Golden State Warriors in the Finals and lost in four games. 
  • On 28th October 2018, the Cavaliers released Lue after a 0-6 start of the season.
  • After that, he worked in an informal role with head coach Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Awards and honors

As player:

  • 2× NBA champion (2000, 2001)
  • First-team All-Big 12 (1998)
  • Number 10 retired by the Nebraska Cornhuskers
  • Street named "Tyronn Lue Boulevard" in his hometown of Mexico, MO

As coach:

  • NBA champion (2016)
  • All-Star Game head coach (2016)
  • 2016 ESPY Award Best Coach/Manager
  • 2016 ESPY Award for Best Team (as coach of the Cavaliers)