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Will John Beilein save the Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers snatched up John Beilein from Michigan, tapping him to be their new head coach. Many in Ohio are applauding the move as Beilein is one of the best basketball teachers at any level—and it comes at the expense of the Wolverines. Others think hiring a college coach is too risky and the difference between coaching children and grown adults is vastly different. What do you think? 🏀

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John Beilein has been a winner at every level he has coached. His ability to adjust his teams according to the talent they have will be his greatest asset at the NBA level, where he will maximize every player on that roster.

He took Michigan to the NCAA Tournament 10 out of 12 years he was the head coach, and finished his Wolverines career with a .650 winning percentage. If Brad Stevens could make the leap to coach in the NBA, an experienced coach with the willingness to adjust to his personnel like Beilein can flourish as well.

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Beilein might be a great coach, but there is no way even he could save the disaster that is the Cleveland Cavaliers. The team needed arguably the greatest player ever to even function. While he might do a good job coaching less talented players to a .500 record, the team hasn't been able to construct a winning squad without LeBron James.

Aside from the actual roster, there are few college coaches that made the transition to the pros and were successful. Talking to professional players takes a certain amount of tact that you don't need when dealing with a fresh-faced college player who is willing to listen and learn at all times. Beilein can teach the young guns, but he'll have a hard time connecting with grizzled vets.

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