Cavaliers Name Kenny Atkinson Head Coach


The Cleveland Cavaliers named Kenny Atkinson their new Head Coach.

Atkinson replaces JB Bickerstaff, who was let go shortly after the Cavaliers second-round playoff loss to eventual champion Boston Celtics.

Atkinson has a career coaching record of 118-190 that spanned four seasons as coach of the Brooklyn Nets. He had one playoff appearance. Atkinson has been assistant with Golden State for the past three seasons.