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Part II: Building a Base

Coach J.B. Bickerstaff Talks Local Assistance, His Famous Father and Kevin Love's Early Days

Just before the Wine & Gold played their last regular season game previous to the league’s coronavirus hiatus, the Cavaliers and J.B. Bickerstaff agreed on a multi-year extension making him the Cavs head coach for the foreseeable future.

Despite a spate of key injuries, Bickerstaff’s feisty young squad has gone 5-6 during his brief tenure – knocking off consecutive Western Conference heavy-hitters, mounting an historic comeback over Miami and notching a tough home win over Philly. The growing pains have been a little less painful.