Tyronn Lue says he'll coach 'better' than Blatt

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There's a new king in the Land, and he's wasting no time marking his territory.

After sliding over one chair in coach's row, newly-minted Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue minced no words with respect to his former superior David Blatt.

Lue will have big shoes to fill, as Blatt did lead the Cavaliers to a 83-40 record and a Finals appearance over parts of two seasons. But with it being a championship-or-bust season for Cleveland, that wasn't enough.

What Cleveland is looking for is exactly what Lue said: They're hoping for better.

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