In a surprising move, the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly fired head coach David Blatt on Friday despite the team's rank atop the Eastern Conference with a 30-11 record.
Blatt finishes his run in Cleveland with an 83-40 regular-season record. He also led the Cavs to the NBA Finals last season before losing to the Golden State Warriors.
In response to Blatt's firing there have been dozens of GIFs and Memes floating around Twitter beautifully capturing people's general response to the news.
Ty Lue over David Blatt 💀 pic.twitter.com/7UUpJWTtkb-- Basketball Forever (@Bballforeverfb) January 22, 2016
ESPN's Emmett Golden shared his reaction to Blatt's firing below:
Blatt news hit me like pic.twitter.com/27gGwGuf3E-- Emmett Golden (@egoldie80) January 22, 2016
Another account posts a video clip of Lebron pushing coach Blatt off of the course with the caption, "Thank you for everything, David Blatt."
Thank you for everything, David Blatt. pic.twitter.com/x02uKBLMxv-- Aron Yohannes (@AronYohannes) January 22, 2016
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