For Pete's Sake

Mexico, Mo., is thrilled for shoutout from Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue. The Associated Press

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was born in Mexico, Mo., played at Raytown High School and Nebraska.

After the Cavs won the NBA Finals, Lue made sure to acknowledge one of those three stops. And Mexico, Mo., was thrilled.

Other people from Mexico, Mo., were happy as well, as were those who were happy for the town with a population of 11,500.

There were some funny reactions to Lue’s shoutouts as well as a few people who wished he’d mentioned a few other places.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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