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July 14, 2014 5:34 PM

Cavaliers contacted Kansas’ Bill Self about head coaching job

As part of a lengthy search that included courtships with multiple college coaches, the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers contacted KU coach Bill Self about the vacancy, Self told The Star on Monday. Self declined to discuss specifics about his conversations with the Cavaliers, and he did not provide a timetable for when they occurred. Cleveland ultimately hired David Blatt on June 20, three weeks before LeBron James announced his return home to Northeast Ohio.

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