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									                                        FRONT OFFICE




Cavaliers General Manager Danny Ferry
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                                                    Cleveland Cavaliers 2008-09 Directory
FRONT OFFICE




                           Chairman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Gilbert
                           President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Len Komoroski

                           General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Danny Ferry
THE PLAYERS




                           Assistant General Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lance Blanks, Chris Grant
                           Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Brown
                           Assistant Coaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hank Egan, Melvin Hunt, John Kuester, Michael Malone
                           Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chris Jent
                           Player Development Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lloyd Pierce
                           Assistant Coach/Strength & Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stan Kellers
SEASON REVIEW




                           Head Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Max Benton
                           Director of International Scouting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chico Averbuck
                           Director of Team Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marvin Cross
                           Equipment Manager/Travel Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark Cashman
                           Assistant Athletic Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Mancias
                           Team Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ken Sneed
NBA INFORMATION




                           Legal Counsel-Basketball Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Winger
                           Special Projects Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Larry Nance
                           Player Liaison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Randy Mims
                           Advance Scouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bryant Moore, Wes Wilcox
                           Scouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pete Babcock, Bob Ferry, David Henderson, Ned Trajkovic, Weiping Zhang
                           Team Video Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Steve Hetzel
                           Executive Assistant to General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Maura Schroeder
                           Coaching Staff Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Vincent
ALL-TIME RECORDS




                           Team Services Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Larisha Wilcox
                           Basketball Operations Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Trent Redden
                           Team Seasonal Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nico Papafil, Ryan Winters
                           Team Physicians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Bergfeld, MD, Richard Parker, MD, Alfred Cianflocco, MD
                           Team Dentists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Todd Coy, DMD, Ray Raper, DMD

                           Executive Vice President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Roy Jones
PLAYOFFS HISTORY




                           Executive Vice President, Corporate Sales & Broadcasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kerry Bubolz
                           Senior Vice President, Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tad Carper
                           Senior Vice President, Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tracy Marek
                           Vice President, Broadcasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Tait
                           Vice President, Finance and Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Wolf
                           Vice President, Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pat Fitzgerald
                           Vice President, Sales and Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Ondrejko
                           Vice President, Special Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gayle Bibby-Creme
ALL-TIME ROSTER




                             Administrative Offices:              General Counsel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jason Hillman
                                                                  Executive Assistant to President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stephanie Kreiner
                                                                  Ownership Liaison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brock Aller
                            Administrative Services:              Director, Administrative Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Susan Dragich
                                                                  Manager, Administrative Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Diane Samples
                                                                  Administrative Services Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Laurie Ditzig
                                                                  Mail/Office Supply Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Monica Pintur
                           Basketball Communications:
CAVALIERS HISTORY




                                                                  Director of Basketball Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Amanda Mercado
                                                                  Basketball Communications Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Garin Narain, Bruce Wimbish
                                                                  Basketball Communications Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tora Vinci
                                                                  Basketball Communications Seasonal Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Schaefer
                                 Broadcast Services:              Senior Director, Broadcast Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dave Dombrowski
                                                                  QTV Technical Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Gerlica
                                                                  Broadcast Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scott Smoot
                                                                  QTV Engineering Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Frietchen
                                                                  Radio Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scott Zurilla
                              Community Relations:                Director, Community Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Colleen Garrity
COMMUNITY RELATIONS




                                                                  Manager, Community Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Holly Yanak
                                                                  Community Relations Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ryan Polosky
                                         Corporate                Director, Corporate Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Phyllis Salem
                                    Communications:               Communications Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dana Bail
                                                                  Communications Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Amit Sheth
                                      Corporate Sales:            Senior Director, Corporate Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Steve Meyer
                                                                  Senior Corporate Sales Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Beth Stephano
                                                                  Director, Partnership Activation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lisa Hudak
                                                                  Director, Community and Business Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Austin Carr
                                                                  Senior Manager, Partnership Activation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cari Henegar
                                                                  Manager, New Media Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Maleski
MEDIA INFORMATION




                                                                  Corporate Sales Executives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ellen Narain, Jeff Kadlub, Jenn Wiklund, Dayna Williams-Hunter
                                                                  Partnership Activation Specialists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scott Brewster, Ryan Gahagan, Lindsay Strauch
                                                                  Executive Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Theresa Timko
                                   Event Information:             Director, Ticket Operations Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ron Velazquez
                                                                  Director, Arena Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Leisa Caton
                                                                  Manager, Event Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dana Love
                                                                  Subscription Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dave Bowers
                                                                  Event Information Representatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Angela McElrath, Yvonne Patterson
                                  Facility Operations:            Senior Director, Housekeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Perison
                                                                  Director, Guest Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark Waters
THE OPPONENTS




                                                                  Director, Housekeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bob Pollard
                                                                  Director, Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Matt Miller
                                                                  Chief Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ray Deemer
                                                                  Senior Manager, Event Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Sims
                                                                  Manager, Building Crews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tommy Thomas
                                                                  Managers, Housekeeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Randy Fitzsimmons, Robert Parks
                                                                  Manager, Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Harris


                      6 | CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2008 | 2009




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FRONT OFFICE
                        Manager, Practice Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .David Painter
                        Conversions Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sherman Cartwright
                        Housekeeping Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lydia Hardy
                        Operations Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dominic Pavone
                        Supervisor, Building Crew-Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jerome Hunt




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   THE PLAYERS
                        Facilities Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Monica Cianchetti
                        Building Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Melvin Dimes, Jason Floyd, Terry Juhn, Lonnie King, Joe Keefe, Russ Milner, Mike Mulhall
                        Building Crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Byron Creel, James Parks, Peter Regal, Bennie Redmond, Jose Torres, Dave Wigley, Trent Wilson
                        Housekeeping Level Leaders . . . . .Leonard Bradley, John Haywood, Durrell Hunt, Wilbur Long, Jeff Reed, Robert Stone, Nora Wilson
                        Security Sergeants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brad Frolo, Bernard Hicks, Don Sledge
                        Senior Security Officers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Deborah Ellington, Frankie Rivera, Joe Stofko, Louis Yahraus
                        Security Officers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jose Ayala, Greg Bee, Dwain Bowman, Barb Consorte, Anthony Kimbrough,




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                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Thomachia Lewis, Emir McElrath, Lawrence McLemore, Eric Montoya, James Morgan,
                                       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Noble Nixon, David Pierce, Lenora Pritchett, Irvin Reed, Sam Schleman, Joe Vitanza, Ed Weiss
          Finance/IT:   Controller       . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Noreen Byrne
                        Senior Director, Information Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ed Kordel
                        Assistant Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sue Owca
                        Manager, Payroll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Linda Burch
                        Accounts Payable Clerks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Connie Kacik, Carol Routt
                        Help Desk Analyst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Andy Brezina, Kevin Michaels




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NBA INFORMATION
                        Junior Accountant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Elise Hunt
                        LAN Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rob Hageman
                        Network Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Steve Schur
                        Payroll Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Anna Mazanec
                        Retail Accountants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aaron Bittner, Carolyn Palad
                        Senior Accountant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Al Morrell
                        Staff Accountant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Carny
Game Entertainment:     Director, Animal Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jon Cudo
                        Director, Game Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Amanda Greco




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ALL-TIME RECORDS
                        Director, Video Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jonny Greco
                        Manager, Game Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kate McShea
                        Manager, Post Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nate Chojnacki
                        Managers, Video Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Matt Eck, A.J. Johnson
                        Dance Teams Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jami Taylor
                        Game Presentation Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ahmaad Crump
                        Dance Teams Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Niecy Crawley
                        Special Projects Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Olivier Sedra
                        Production Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark Zaremba




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PLAYOFFS HISTORY
                        Animator        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Gulley
 Human Resources:       Director, Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Farrell Finnin
                        Manager, Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Heather Wolf
                        Benefits Administrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carol Kestranek
                        Human Resources Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stacey Brown-Walker
                        Human Resources Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Deb Carr
          Marketing:    Director, Advertising/Event Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chris Lesko
                        Director, Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mark Podolak
                        Director, Strategic Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Ryznar




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ALL-TIME ROSTER
                        Manager, Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Pacini
                        Graphics Coordinators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aaron Dewey, Larry Langston
                        Marketing Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mandi Derrow
                        Marketing & Promotions Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joel Layman
     Merchandising:     Director, Merchandising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Thom
                        Senior Manager, Arena Retail Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Linda Gambow
                        Manager, Team Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chad Wacha
                        Manager, Warehouse Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jon Akers
                        Manager, Web Store/Mail Order . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jennifer Jaroszewicz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CAVALIERS HISTORY
                        Senior Buyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Vanny Chy
              Sales:    Senior Director, Sales & Client Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Ostrowski
                        Senior Director, Ticket Sales and Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Maryann Kellermann
                        Director, Client Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A.J. Bondi
                        Director, Database Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Damion Chatmon
                        Directors, Business Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Behan, Bob Sivik
                        Manager, Client Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brea Schmidt
                        Manager, MVP Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robin Byrne
                        Manager, Premium Seating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Sansone
                        Business Development Specialists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Corey James, Melissa Reynolds, Dan Rosenthal, Frank Schopler
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                        Client Experience Specialists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Liz Godek, Tim Horvath, Dan Purdy, Kathleen Waddell
                        Client Experience Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Emily Nelman
                        Premium Sales Consultants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Doug Roberts, Tyson Smith
                        Sales Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Meghan Javorek
                        Sales Operations Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rhett Wennes
      Sales-Groups:     Director, Alumni Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Campy Russell
                        Director, Group Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bryan Ralston
                        Manager, Youth Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carl Manteau
                        Group Events Specialists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paul Bee, Emily Blair, Brandy Hatherill, Scott MacDonald
                        Group Events Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Valerie Kropp
        Sales-Inside:   Account Executives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Maurice Baker, Scott Gordon, Clarence Hoover, C.J. Marshall, David Miller,
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                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Olson, Rich Palmer, Lindsay Schwartz, Cody Tomon, Brandy Yeoman
Suite Sales/Services:   Director, Suite Sales and Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Troy Tutt
                        Manager, Suite Services Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan Shupe
                        Manager, Suite Services Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Amy Liles
                        Manager, Ticket Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tim Carney
                        Banquet Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Shari Lindenbaum
                        Ticketing Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Andy Schaefer
       Ticket Office:   Treasurer      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Adrianne Steets
                        First Assistant Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chris Jensen
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                        Assistant Treasurers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rick Garratt, Kathy McKnight, Courtland Rocco, Mike Tillia, Tim Ursem
    Web Operations:     Director, Website Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Lillibridge
                        Manager, Communication & Web Ops Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sarah Jamieson
                        Beatwriter      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joe Gabriele
                        Web Production Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Matt Haltuch
                        Web Content Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brandon Jirousek




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                                          C A V A L I E R S                                  B A S K E T B A L L


                           OWNERSHIP
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                                                         DANIEL GILBERT
                                                         Majority Owner, Cleveland Cavaliers
                                                         Chairman and Founder, Quicken Loans Inc.
THE PLAYERS




                                                             Dan Gilbert is Chairman and Founder of Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online
                                                          home lender.
                                                             Dan also is majority owner of the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team and
                                                          operator of the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, he led the
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                                                          purchase of an American Hockey League (AHL) franchise renamed the Lake Erie
                           Monsters that began play in Fall 2007 at Quicken Loans Arena.
                               Dan became majority owner of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers in March 2005. In the three years he has owned
                           the Cavaliers, he has led a complete overhaul of the front office, coaching staff, player personnel, and game
                           presentation.
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                               In addition, the ownership group has invested over $27 million in Quicken Loans Arena upgrades and
                           renovations, including new fan seats, an HD-quality center-hung video scoreboard unit, video and sound systems,
                           arena graphics, signage, security, player locker rooms, suite upgrades and administrative offices, as well as the
                           development of a new and separate $25 million player development and training center named Cleveland Clinic
                           Courts.
                               In his second year of ownership, the Cavaliers won the Eastern Conference Championship by beating the Detroit
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                           Pistons, advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time in the 37-year history of the franchise. The Cavs are one of
                           only three teams in the NBA (Detroit and San Antonio) to advance past the first round of the NBA Playoffs in each
                           of the last three seasons. The team is also one of only five current NBA teams (Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix and San
                           Antonio) to have three straight seasons of 45 or more regular season wins.
                               In their inaugural season at The Q, the Monsters recorded four of the top seven – including the top two – highest-
                           attended individual games in the entire AHL for the 2007-08 season. The Monsters also sent 11 players up to play
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                           with their NHL affiliate, the Colorado Avalanche. Following the season, the Monsters game presentation efforts
                           were honored with the 2008 Golden Matrix Award for Best Overall Video Display – Minor League Division from the
                           Information Display and Entertainment Association.
                               Quicken Loans, Inc. closed $19 billion in home loan volume in calendar 2007. The company employs 3,000
                           people and is ranked #2 on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America list. It has been
                           in the “top 20” of FORTUNE’s list the past five years. The company also has been ranked #1 or #2 on
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                           Computerworld Magazine’s list of the “100 Best Places to Work in Technology” the past four consecutive years.
                               Dan founded Rock Financial in 1985 as a 22–year old first–year law student. Rock Financial grew into one of the
                           largest independent mortgage banks in the country. In 1998, the company went public in an IPO led by Bear
                           Stearns, Inc.
                               In January 1999, the company launched its Internet strategy which quickly positioned itself as the leader in online
                           retail mortgages. In January 2000, software maker Intuit purchased Rock Financial and the national Web business
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                           was renamed “Quicken Loans.” With Dan staying on as CEO, Quicken Loans became the leading national provider
                           of home loans on the Internet. Quicken Loans has gone on to earn “Best of the Web” accolades from Forbes, Money
                           and PC Magazines.
                               In 2002, Gilbert led a small group of private investors and purchased Quicken Loans Inc., back from Intuit and
                           has been privately held since that time. The company retains all rights to the ‘Quicken Loans, Inc.’ trademarks.
                               Dan and his partners also operate and invest in several consumer–based, technology-centered businesses,
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                           including: online promotions company ePrize (eprize.com), based in Pleasant Ridge, Mich.; Fathead LLC
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(fathead.com) in Livonia, Mich.; Veritix (www.veritix.com) in Cleveland, Ohio and Boston-based Xenith LLC
(www.Xenith.com).
    Fathead LLC, exclusively licenses and sells a new category of product for the true sports enthusiast. A “Fathead”
is a life-size, colorful, vinyl wall graphic of popular sports stars from the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB in an action pose,




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as well as pro and college team helmets and logos, in addition to NASCAR racecars and Hollywood entertainment
characters.
    Veritix has created technology and processes that replace physical tickets for large sports and entertainment
events with an electronic approach and offers a secure, online marketplace for transferring and selling tickets in a
digital format. The Cavaliers were the first team in professional sports to use this new technology.




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    Xenith LLC has developed an innovative helmet technology that reduces the risk and severity of concussions
and other traumatic brain injuries.
    Dan was Rawlings Sporting Goods’ largest shareholder and was instrumental in effecting the sale of Rawlings
to K2 in March 2003.
    Gilbert is a founding partner in private equity group Rockbridge Growth Equity LLC. The partnership invests in
growing businesses in the financial services, Internet technology, consumer direct marketing, and the sports and




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entertainment sectors.
    He also is an investor and financier with Rock Companies (rockcompanies.com) in residential and commercial
real estate developments in several states.
    Other significant investments include Xeko (xeko.com), a Seattle-based children’s media property that includes
a trading game, planned cartoon series, movies and licensing of a playing card game featuring threatened species
in 34 environmental “hot spots” in the world.




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    Dan recently launched Bizdom U (bizdom.com) in Detroit. This non-profit academy trains, mentors and finances
young entrepreneurs and their start-up businesses in the city of Detroit. Bizdom U’s mission is to create successful
businesses, jobs, growth and wealth in large urban cities.
    Through Rock Financial, Dan also was the lead sponsor of Rock Financial JA Finance Park in downtown Detroit,
a program that teaches school age children about money and finance.
    Gilbert serves on the board of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation; the Cleveland Clinic; the




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Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC; and the Children’s Tumor Foundation in New York City.
    Dan has been the keynote speaker at Harvard Business School, the University of Michigan and the national
NAACP conference, among other organizations.
    He is a frequent guest on CNBC’s business programs including “guest hosting” CNBC’s Morning Call as well as
numerous appearances on ESPN, CNN and FOX.
    Gilbert earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from Wayne State
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University.
    He has received the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from Ernst & Young and has been inducted into the Junior
Achievement Hall of Fame.
    Dan resides in Michigan with his wife and their five children. He also spends a great deal of time in Cleveland
and attends virtually all Cavaliers games at The Q.
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                                     LEN KOMOROSKI
                                                         President, Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena
                                                         Governor, Lake Erie Monsters
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                                                               Len Komoroski was named president of the Cavaliers/Quicken Loans Arena
                                                            organization in April, 2003. A seasoned business executive, Komoroski brings more than
                                                            25 years of experience in professional sports and entertainment to the organization. His
                                                            leadership and business initiative bring a solid foundation from which the Cavaliers,
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                                                            Monsters and The Q can continue to thrive and flourish.
                               For the 2003-04 season, Komoroski oversaw the restructuring of how the Cavaliers approached the business
                           community, including the development of a staff featuring some of the top sports marketing executives in the industry. The
                           collective efforts both on and off the floor resulted in one of the top business turnaround stories in NBA history. The
                           Cavaliers had the largest year-over-year attendance increase in NBA history, progressing from a league-low of 11,497 per
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                           game in 2002-03 to 18,288 in 2003-04 – a 59% increase. Television ratings were up 300% and featured revised broadcast
                           agreements resulting in the largest number of locally-televised games in team history. Radio ratings also increased by
                           more than 200% and local merchandise sales grew by 500%. The Cavaliers also experienced the largest increase in
                           corporate partnership revenue in the NBA last season. He also led the charge in the transformation of the Cavaliers
                           communications efforts and dramatic changes in developing one of the most dynamic game experiences in the NBA.
                               Since then, Komoroski has led continued growth and development across the board as the Cavs are now among the
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                           top five revenue teams in the NBA. The 2007-08 regular season attendance average was 20,465, which was the largest
                           in team history. The franchise also set a record with 33 sellouts. Corporate sales revenue is now amongst the top tier
                           of teams in the NBA, including the dynamic season-presenting relationship with Cub Cadet. The Cavaliers are also
                           considered to have one of the best game presentations in the NBA. Komoroski also played a leadership role in
                           developing one of the top cable television relationships in the NBA with FOX Sports Ohio, encompassing 70 regular
                           season games, as well as for the entitlement of the Cavaliers new state-of-the-art player development facility – Cleveland
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                           Clinic Courts. In addition, Komoroski played a leadership role in the acquisition of its American Hockey League franchise,
                           the Lake Erie Monsters, which played their inaugural season at The Q in 2007-08. Komoroski was also the lead in bringing
                           the new Arena Football League franchise, the Gladiators, to The Q in March of 2008.
                               While with the Eagles, Komoroski brought many properties in-house, including the Eagles Television Network, which
                           is the largest developer of local programming in the NFL. Under his guidance, the Eagles established the fan-friendly NFL
                           Training Camp, which was the most heavily attended in the league, featuring autograph sessions, interactive games,
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                           hospitality and an extraordinary merchandise tent. He also helped broker a record-setting naming rights deal with
                           NovaCare, garnering a reported $66 million for the Eagles training facility, the NovaCare Complex.
                               Komoroski also played a leadership role in the development of Lincoln Financial Field, the Eagles state-of-the-art
                           stadium. Through his efforts, the Eagles secured a 20-year, $140 million naming rights agreement with Lincoln Financial
                           Group, which at the time was one of the largest such agreements in pro sports history. He and his business group
                           orchestrated the successful sellout of 172 suites, 8,000 club seats, 29,000 Stadium Builder Licenses and a waiting list of
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                           over 40,000 for season tickets.
                               Through the efforts of Komoroski and his team, the Eagles were among the most successful NFL teams in securing
                           long-term seven-figure per annum “Founding Partner” relationships for new stadia; in addition, they forged many other
                           substantial six-figure per annum agreements. He also completed top-tier industry agreements for Eagles radio and
                           television coverage and concession agreements for Lincoln Financial Field. Behind Komoroski’s leadership, the
                           organization secured major soccer events, concerts, Division I college football games and the Army/Navy Game,
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                           establishing Lincoln Financial Field as one of the most active stadiums in sports. Through these efforts and events the
                           Eagles have become one of the highest grossing franchises in professional sports.
                               This is Komoroski’s second stint in the NBA, having been with the Minnesota Timberwolves from 1988-94 and having
                           played a major role in the start-up of the team and its arena, the Target Center. While Komoroski was Vice President of
                           Sales and the senior sales and marketing official for the team and arena, the Timberwolves became one of the most
                           financially successful organizations in the league. After Minnesota, he came to Cleveland as senior vice president and
                           chief operating officer of the International Hockey League’s (IHL) Cleveland Lumberjacks, and immediately transformed
                           the Lumberjacks into a flourishing enterprise. Both attendance and revenues saw sharp increases during Komoroski’s
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                           time, and the Lumberjacks were one of three profitable IHL teams in 1996.
                               Komoroski got his start in sports in 1982 with the Pittsburgh Spirit of the Major Indoor Soccer League, followed by
                           management roles with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League and the Minnesota Strikers of the MISL,
                           and as a regional manager for the Miller Brewing Company’s sports marketing arm.
                               Komoroski’s achievements in professional sports have attracted considerable attention, and he has assumed
                           leadership positions in several capacities. He is on the board of directors of the Cleveland chapters of City Year, the
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                           American Red Cross, American Cancer Society Golf Tournament and the United Way, as well as the board of Positively
                           Cleveland. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization, the 50 Club and the Bluecoats.
                               Komoroski is a 1982 cum laude graduate of Duquesne University. He and his wife Denise are the parents of three
                           daughters – Kristin, Kelly, Jamie and one son, Zachary.


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                                                               DANNY FERRY
                                                                 General Manager
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on June 27, 2005.
    Ferry has focused on building a championship-caliber culture in his three seasons
with the Cavaliers. Helping to lead the team, through many successful signings and
acquisitions, to back-to-back 50-win seasons was only the beginning. The Cavs are




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currently one of just three teams to advance to at least the second round in each of
the past three seasons, including the franchise’s first-ever trip to the NBA Finals under Ferry’s leadership.
    In addition to player acquisitions, Ferry also oversees all scouting, player personnel and day-to-day activities of
the Cavaliers’ basketball operations team.
    Ferry spent two seasons from 2003-2005 as the director of basketball operations for the San Antonio Spurs. As
the director of basketball operations for the Spurs, Ferry was actively involved in all aspects of the basketball




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operations department with an emphasis on the draft and free agency. He also aided in the strategic planning for
Spurs Sports and Entertainment.
    During his time in the Spurs front office, San Antonio compiled a combined regular season and playoff record of
138-59 (.701). While in San Antonio, he won NBA Championships as both a member of the front office (2005) and
as a player (2003).
    Ferry, a 13-year NBA veteran, played the final three years of his career in San Antonio (2000-03). Prior to that,




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he spent 10 seasons in Cleveland as a member of the Cavaliers. He played in a franchise-record 723 regular
season games (154 starts) and averaged 7.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in 20.8 minutes per game. Ferry’s best
season came during the 1995-96 season when he played in all 82 games (79 starts) with averages of 13.3 points
and 3.8 rebounds in 32.7 minutes per game.
    For his career, Ferry played in 917 games (186 starts) and averaged 7.0 points, and 2.8 rebounds in 19.8
minutes per game. He also played in 67 career playoff games (15 starts) in nine playoff appearances.




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    Ferry was the second overall pick in the 1989 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. He spent the next season
playing in Italy before the Cavaliers acquired Ferry along with Reggie Williams in exchange for Ron Harper, two first-
round draft picks and a second-round pick from the Clippers on November 16, 1989.
    Ferry won the 1989 Naismith Award as the nation’s top player after averaging 22.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 4.7
assists per game during his senior season at Duke. He was named First Team All-American as both a junior and
a senior. He had his jersey retired at Duke and was inducted into the Duke Sports Hall of Fame in September 2004.




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    Ferry’s father, Bob Ferry, was vice president/general manager of the Washington Bullets for 17 years and played
in the NBA from 1959 through 1969 while his brother, Bobby, played at Harvard University and was selected by
Atlanta in the seventh round of the 1985 NBA Draft.
    Ferry (born Oct. 17, 1966) and his wife, Tiffany, have four daughters and one son: Hannah, Grace, Sophia, Lucy
and Jackson.
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                                    LANCE BLANKS
                                                        Assistant General Manager
                                                             Lance Blanks was named assistant general manager for the Cleveland Cavaliers in
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                                                         July of 2005. He spent the previous five seasons with the San Antonio Spurs where
                                                         he was a part of two NBA Championships working in various positions in the front
                                                         office.
                                                             As assistant general manager, Blanks assists General Manager Danny Ferry in all
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                                                         basketball operations of the franchise.
                              Prior to joining the Cavaliers, Blanks served as the director of scouting for the Spurs. He joined the Spurs in
                           2000 as a scout and was promoted to director of scouting in September of 2002. In San Antonio, Blanks served as
                           Spurs television analyst for both the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons.
                              He played three seasons in the NBA after being drafted in the first round of the 1990 NBA Draft (26th overall
                           pick) by the Detroit Pistons. Blanks spent two seasons with the Pistons and one with the Minnesota Timberwolves,
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                           averaging 2.0 points in 142 career games. He also played one season in the CBA and three in Europe, where he
                           led teams in Hungary and Cyprus to league championships.
                              Blanks earned Texas “Mr. Basketball” honors in 1985 at McCullough High School (now The Woodlands) before
                           going on to the University of Texas, where he led the Longhorns to the Elite Eight in the 1990 NCAA Tournament.
                           While a resident of San Antonio, former mayor, Ed Garza, appointed Blanks to the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame
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                           organizing committee.
                              Blanks is active in the NBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, Basketball
                           Without Borders-Africa. This league initiative unites top young basketball players to promote the sport and
                           encourage positive social change in the areas of education, health and wellness. Working as a camp director,
                           Blanks has been involved with the program every year since its inception in 2003.
                              He also serves on the steering committee for the Ron Brown Scholar Program, established in 1996 to provide
                           academic scholarships, service opportunities and leadership experiences for young scholars of outstanding
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                           promise. It ranks as one of the nation’s leading scholarship programs for youth.
                              Blanks (born Sept. 9, 1966) and his wife Renee have two daughters, Riley and Bryn. Riley is a top rated junior
                           tennis player. His father, Sid, played eight years in the NFL for Houston, Washington and New England and his
                           cousin, Larvel Blanks, played Major League baseball for eight years.
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                                                        CHRIS GRANT
                                                        Assistant General Manager
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                                                            Chris Grant joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as the club’s assistant general manager
                                                        in July 2005. He spent the previous nine seasons with the Atlanta Hawks where he
                                                        was promoted in 2004 to the position of vice president of basketball operations and
                                                        assistant general manager.
                                                            Grant oversees the domestic and international scouting departments and assists
                                                        General Manager Danny Ferry in all basketball operations of the franchise. He also
                           spearheaded the design and construction of the new state-of-the-art Cavaliers player development center,
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                           Cleveland Clinic Courts, which opened at the start of the 2007 season. The 50,000 square foot facility is one of the
                           most technologically advanced team development centers in pro sports.
                              In his nine years with the Hawks, Grant held six different positions including video intern, video coordinator,
                           advance scout, assistant director of scouting, director of scouting and vice president/assistant general manager.
                              Grant, a graduate of the University of San Diego, earned a degree in psychology. He also received a master’s
                           degree in educational leadership from USD. Grant spent three seasons on the school’s basketball team after
                           transferring from Canada Junior College.
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                              He and his wife Kelly have two sons, Cameron and Boden.
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                                                                MIKE BROWN
                                          Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach
    Mike Brown was named the 17th head coach in Cleveland Cavaliers history on




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June 2, 2005.
    In his first three seasons at the helm of the Cavaliers, Brown has quickly become
one of the NBA’s top young coaches.
    During the 2007 Playoffs, Brown led the Cavaliers to their first Eastern Conference




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Championship and a trip to the NBA Finals after Cleveland knocked off the Pistons 4-
2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. He guided the Cavaliers to their first series sweep in the first round versus
Washington and then led Cleveland to a 4-2 win in the conference semifinals against New Jersey. In the 2008
Playoffs, the Cavaliers defeated the Washington Wizards 4-2 before taking the eventual NBA Champion Boston
Celtics to a seven-game series. Cleveland is one of only three teams (Detroit and San Antonio) to have reached at
least the second round of the playoffs in each of the last three seasons. In three playoff appearances, Brown has a




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record of 26-20 (.565) making him the winningest playoff head coach in team history.
    Brown has led the Cavaliers to at least 45 wins in each of his first three seasons in Cleveland. It marks just the
second time in team history (1991-92 to 1993-94) that Cleveland reached that mark in three straight seasons. The
only other teams with 45 or more wins in each of the last three seasons are Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix and San
Antonio. After posting the most wins as a first-year head coach in team history in 2005-06 (50-32 record), Brown
followed that up with another 50-win season (50-32) in his second year. Cleveland posted 45 wins during the 2007-




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08 season and made their third consecutive appearance in the NBA playoffs. With a combined regular season
record of 145-101 (.589) in three seasons, Brown has the highest winning percentage of any head coach in Cavs
history.
    During his first season as head coach, he became the winningest first-year head coach in team history and led
Cleveland to Eastern Conference Semifinals in the 2006 Playoffs. He became the first coach in franchise history
to lead his team to a playoff series win in his first season by defeating Washington 4-2 in the first round of the




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Eastern Conference playoffs in 2006. In addition, he became the first rookie head coach since Rick Carlisle in 2001-
02 to post 50 wins in a season.
    Brown joined the Cavaliers after spending two seasons as the associate head coach of the Indiana Pacers and
three seasons as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs. His career record as an assistant coach was 341-
201 (.629) and he won a division title with Indiana in 2003-04 and three straight division titles with San Antonio. He
helped lead Indiana to consecutive playoff appearances including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2004.




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He was also on the bench for the Spurs during their 2003 World Championship season. While with the Spurs,
Brown’s teams won at least 58 games each season. He also was the head coach for the Spurs’ summer league
teams in Boston and Salt Lake City.
    Brown spent three years with the Washington Wizards’ staff beginning in 1997, spending the first two years as
an assistant under Bernie Bickerstaff, and his final year as the team’s professional scout.
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    The 38-year-old (born March 5, 1970 in Columbus, OH) began his NBA career with the Denver Nuggets in 1992,
where he spent five seasons, first as the team’s video coordinator and then as a scout.
    He participated in the NBA’s “Basketball Without Borders” program in Johannesburg, South Africa in the summer
of 2006. Mike and his wife, Carolyn, are actively involved in the Cavaliers’ community relations initiatives including
“Shoes and Clothes For Kids” and “Cleveland Christian Home.”
    Brown is a 1992 graduate of the University of San Diego with a degree in business. He played basketball two
seasons at USD after spending two years at Mesa Community College. He attended high school in Germany at
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Wurzburg American High School. He and Carolyn have two sons, Elijah and Cameron.
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                                    HANK EGAN
                                                       Assistant Coach
                                                          Hank Egan was named an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers in June
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                                                       2005. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the organization boasting nearly 40 years
                                                       of basketball coaching experience.
                                                          Egan joined the Cavaliers after spending the 2002-03 season as an assistant coach
                                                       with the Golden State Warriors. He came out of a brief retirement to join the Warriors
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                                                       coaching staff and helped lead Golden State to its then-highest win total (38-44) since
                           the 1993-94 campaign.
                              Prior to joining the Golden State coaching staff, Egan spent the previous eight seasons as an assistant coach
                           with the San Antonio Spurs and helped guide the club to an NBA Championship in 1999. During his tenure with
                           San Antonio, the Spurs compiled a 403-221 (.646) record and made seven trips to the NBA Playoffs. He also
                           assisted in leading the Spurs to five Midwest Division titles and the NBA’s best record four times.
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                              Before joining the Spurs, Egan spent 23 years as an NCAA Division I head coach including 10 seasons at the
                           University of San Diego (1984-1994). During the 1986-87 campaign, he guided the Toreros to a 24-6 record and
                           an appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
                              Egan began his coaching career in 1966 as an assistant coach at the Air Force Academy. In 1971 he was named
                           the head coach at Air Force where he remained until 1984 when he was named head coach at the University of San
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                           Diego.
                              Having earned a reputation as one of the top defensive coaches in the country during his collegiate tenure, Egan
                           received West Coast Conference Coach of the Year honors following back-to-back seasons in 1985-86 and 1986-
                           87. Additionally, Egan was a scout for the 1984 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team and was one of the coaches at the
                           1984 Olympic Trials.
                              Egan, 71 (born Aug.17, 1937), is a 1960 graduate of the Naval Academy earning a degree in engineering. He
                           and his wife Judy, have two children, John and Kelly, and five grandchildren.
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                                                        MELVIN HUNT
                                                        Assistant Coach
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                                                             Melvin Hunt was named an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers in
                                                          September 2005. He came to Cleveland having spent the 2004-05 season as an
                                                          assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers under Head Coach Rudy Tomjanovich.
                                                             Prior to his time with the Lakers, Hunt spent five seasons with the Houston
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                                                          Rockets. He served as the Rockets’ college and international scout during the 2003-
                                                          04 season. Before working as a scout he spent two seasons on the Rockets’ bench
                           as an assistant coach. Originally he joined the Rockets basketball staff as a video coordinator/scout and spent two
                           seasons in that role.
                              Prior to working in the NBA, Hunt coached on both the collegiate and high school levels. He began his coaching
                           career as an assistant coach at Temple High School before moving to the college ranks where he was an assistant
                           coach at Incarnate Word University in San Antonio.
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                              Hunt earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in education from Baylor
                           University where he spent four years on the basketball team. He was a four-year letterman and a three-year starter
                           for the Bears from 1987-91 and helped lead his team to both the NCAA and NIT tournaments. Following his
                           graduation, Hunt played professional basketball in the Caribbean and Mexico.
                              He is a native of Tallulah, Louisiana. Hunt (born Dec. 15, 1969) and his wife, Carmen, have a daughter, Braya
                           and a son, Miles.
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                                                                  CHRIS JENT
                    Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development
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of 2006.
    He was an assistant coach for the Orlando Magic during the 2004-05 season before
being named Orlando’s interim head coach for the final 18 games of the season. Prior
to his one year stint with the Magic, he spent the 2003-04 season with the Philadelphia




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76ers as assistant coach/player development.
    Jent coached one year of high school basketball for Westhill High School in Stamford, Connecticut in 2002-03.
Prior to that he spent 10 seasons playing professionally, including two years in the NBA. He was a member of the
1994 NBA Champion Houston Rockets and also played for the New York Knicks during the 1996-97 season. Jent
played five seasons in the CBA and also spent time playing overseas in Australia, Italy, Spain and Greece.
    Jent, a native of Sparta, N.J., graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in communications. He




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played four seasons (1988-92) at Ohio State and helped lead the Buckeyes to three consecutive NCAA
Tournaments and back-to-back Big Ten Championships. He played in 123 games and scored 1,007 career points
including 112 three-point field goals which ranks seventh all-time in Ohio State history.
    Chris (born Jan. 11, 1970) and his wife, Alice, have one son Jimmy and two daughters Corrin and Robin.




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                                                            JOHN KUESTER
                                                                Assistant Coach
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of 2007.
    Kuester joined the Cavaliers following a season as an assistant coach with the
Orlando Magic. He also spent time as an assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers
during the 2005-06 season and with the New Jersey Nets in 2004-05.
    During the 2003-04 season, Kuester was an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons
as he helped the Pistons capture the 2004 NBA Championship.




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    Kuester spent six seasons as a member of the 76ers coaching staff from 1997-98 to 2002-03. He helped the
76ers reach the NBA Finals during the 2001 season and the playoffs in five of his six seasons in Philadelphia.
    For seven seasons, from 1990-1997, Kuester was a member of the Boston Celtics organization including the
final two seasons as an assistant coach. He arrived in Boston after five seasons as the head coach at George
Washington University from 1985-1990. Kuester became the youngest head coach in Division I in 1983 when he
succeeded Rick Pitino at Boston University. He was an assistant coach for the Terriers for two seasons prior to his
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of Richmond during the 1980-81 season.
    Kuester is a graduate of the University of North Carolina where he played four seasons under Dean Smith from
1973-77. He won two ACC Championships and reached the NCAA Tournament three years and the National
Invitational Tournaments one year including a trip to the NCAA Finals in 1977 during his time in Chapel Hill. As a
senior, he was voted the team’s best defensive player for the second straight season and the MVP of both the ACC
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Tournament and the NCAA East Regionals.
    Kuester was selected in the third round (53rd overall) of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. He played
three seasons in the NBA, one each with Kansas City, Denver and Indiana.
    Born on Feb. 6, 1955, John and his wife, Tricia, have a son, John III, and a daughter, Katelyn (Katie). John is a
senior at St. Joseph’s University and Katie is a rising freshman on St. Joseph’s women’s basketball team.
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                                    MICHAEL MALONE
                                                        Assistant Coach
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                                                             Michael Malone begins his fourth season as an assistant coach for the Cleveland
                                                          Cavaliers.
                                                             Malone has been instrumental in the Cavaliers success since his arrival in
                                                          Cleveland, helping the Cavaliers reach at least the Eastern Conference Semifinals in
                                                          each of the past three seasons. During the 2006-07 season, Cleveland reached the
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                                                          NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history as they topped the Washington
                           Wizards, New Jersey Nets and Detroit Pistons to claim the team’s first Eastern Conference Championship.
                           Cleveland’s run to the Finals followed a 50-win regular season for the second consecutive year.
                               In addition to his coaching duties with the Cavaliers, Malone is currently an assistant coach with the Canadian
                           Men’s Senior National Team. He was a member of Leo Rautins’ coaching staff during the 2007 FIBA Americas
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                           Olympic Qualifying Tournament and helped lead Canada to a top-five finish which allowed them to compete in the
                           2008 FIBA World Olympic Qualifier.
                               Malone joined the Cavaliers after four seasons with the New York Knicks. Malone was an assistant coach with
                           the Knicks after he was promoted into that position in May 2003. In his first two seasons in New York, Malone was
                           the Knicks’ coaching associate. He originally joined the Knicks as a coaching associate in the summer of 2001.
                               Prior to joining the Knicks, Malone spent seven years in the college ranks. He served for two years (1999-01)
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                           as the lead assistant coach at Manhattan College following one season at the University of Virginia (1998-99).
                           Malone spent three seasons (1995-98) at Providence College after beginning his coaching career at Oakland (MI)
                           University.
                               Malone’s passion for the game allows him to stay busy even during the NBA’s offseason. Along with his current
                           coaching responsibilities with Canada that began in 2007, Malone has spent previous summers coaching and
                           teaching around the globe. During the summer of 2006, he participated in the NBA’s “Basketball Without Borders”
                           program in Puerto Rico and coached at the Nike All-Asia Camp in China. The previous summer he participated in
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                           “Basketball Without Borders” in Argentina. In addition, he has been the head coach for the Cavaliers’ summer
                           league entry, the Knicks’ summer league teams for two seasons and was one of six NBA coaches to participate in
                           the NBA Pre-Draft camp in Chicago during the summers of 2004 and 2005.
                               Malone played college basketball at Loyola College (MD) and graduated with a BA degree in 1994. He
                           graduated from New Jersey’s Seton Hall Prep and also attended Worcester Academy (MA).
                               Michael is the son of former Cavaliers’ Head Coach and current Orlando Magic Assistant Coach Brendan
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                           Malone. Brendan, a 22-year veteran of the NBA, was named as an assistant coach for Cleveland prior to the start
                           of the 2004-05 season and then was named the team’s head coach on March 21, 2005. Michael is one of Brendan
                           and his wife Maureen’s six children.
                               Malone and his wife, Jocelyn, have two daughters, Caitlin and Bridget.
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                                                             LLOYD PIERCE
                                          Player Development Coordinator
    Lloyd Pierce joined the Cavaliers coaching staff in October of 2007 as the team’s




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player development coordinator.
    Prior to joining the Cavaliers, Pierce played professionally in Mexico, Australia and
Germany from 1999-2002 before heading to the coaching ranks at Santa Clara
University as an assistant coach from 2002-2007.




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    He attended Santa Clara University (1994-1998) and graduated with a Bachelor of
Science degree in business management. Pierce was a four-year letterman and made the NCAA Tournament twice.
His team lost in the first round to Mississippi State in 1995 and beat Maryland in the first round and lost to Kansas
in the second round in 1996. His team also won the West Coast Conference regular season championship in three
of four seasons. Pierce was voted an all-conference selection his senior season.




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    He is a native of San Jose, California and currently resides in Cleveland.


                                                            STAN KELLERS
          Assistant Coach/Strength and Conditioning Coordinator




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    Stan Kellers oversees the Cavaliers athletic performance management process.
Kellers also maintains his assistant coach/strength and conditioning coordinator role
for the Cavaliers which he began in August of 1996. He came to the Cavaliers after
working at the Cleveland Clinic for 15 years, most recently as an exercise physiologist
in the section of Sports Medicine.




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    Kellers is responsible for coordinating strength, conditioning and flexibility programs for each member of the
Cavaliers’ team. In addition to developing in-season programs, he works individually with each player during the
offseason to prepare them for the rigors of an NBA campaign. In his role as process coordinator, Kellers works
closely with the team’s head athletic trainer and physical therapist to ensure each Cavaliers player is provided the
highest quality care, services and programs in the medical and strength and conditioning areas.
    Kellers is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a master’s degree in exercise science. He and his wife




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Dana and two daughters, Shelby Lynn and Samantha reside in Olmsted Township.




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                                    MAX BENTON
                                                         Athletic Trainer
                                                              Max Benton started with the Cleveland Cavaliers as athletic trainer in July 2001.
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                                                              As the Cavaliers’ athletic trainer, Benton tends to the immediate medical needs of
                                                           the team’s players. Most of his athletic training time is spent in the area of preventive
                                                           medicine, treatment and rehabilitation.
                                                               He came to Cleveland following six seasons as the assistant athletic trainer for the
                                                           Denver Nuggets. While working as the Nuggets’ assistant trainer, he also volunteered
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                                                           as an athletic trainer for the Denver Public School System.
                              A 1995 graduate of the University of Colorado (CU), Benton was a student assistant in the CU sports medicine
                           department from 1990-95. He worked primarily with football, men’s basketball and men’s and women’s track.
                           Benton was also a student intern for the Denver Broncos’ training staff for two years and received the Pro Football
                           Athletic Trainers’ Ethnic Minority Scholarship in 1993.
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                              While doing his undergraduate work, Benton served as a student intern for the Colorado Rockies orthopedic
                           surgeon. He also taught a course in athletic training at CU as an undergraduate.
                              The native of Fort Collins, CO., is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), the
                           Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association (OATA), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is also a
                           Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES).
                              Benton volunteered in August 2001 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.,
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                           where he worked with athletes from volleyball, wrestling, taekwondo and swimming. In March of 2003, Benton was
                           selected to the USA Medical Staff for the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where
                           he helped the U.S. Boxing Team win one gold, one silver and two bronze medals.
                              Benton is serving his second two-year term (2007-09) as the Eastern Conference representative for the National
                           Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA). He also serves on the scholarship committee for the NBATA and
                           the National Athletic Trainer Scholar, which gives scholarships to undergraduate, masters and doctorate students in
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                           the field of athletic training. During June 2008, Benton served as athletic trainer for Basketball Without Borders
                           Europe, in Istanbul, Turkey.
                              Benton and his wife Jolynne are the proud parents of Emma.


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                                                         Equipment Manager/Travel Coordinator
                                                            Mark Cashman was named equipment manager/travel coordinator for the
                                                         Cleveland Cavaliers in July of 2001. He handles all duties associated with the
                                                         equipment for the team and also assists with the team’s air and ground transportation,
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                                                         as well as accommodations for each road trip.
                                                            Cashman served five seasons as the equipment manager for the Portland Trail
                                                         Blazers from 1994-99. He also worked with the Minnesota Timberwolves for four
                           seasons (1990-94) prior to joining Portland.
                              Cashman, a native of Minneapolis, Minn., graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1994 with a degree in
                           political science. He and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Lakewood with their children Andrew, Gregory, Zachary and
                           Carlisle.
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                                      MICHAEL MANCIAS • Assistant Athletic Trainer
    Michael Mancias was named assistant athletic trainer in August 2005 after spending the 2004-05 season as
the team’s seasonal athletic trainer. He assists Head Athletic Trainer Max Benton and Head Strength &
Conditioning Coordinator Stan Kellers in all aspects of player care including: injury prevention, treatment, and




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rehabilitation of Cavalier players both at home and on the road. In addition, Mancias also aids in implementing
corrective, maintenance, and prehab exercise protocols for all players.
    Prior to joining the Cavaliers, Mancias was assistant athletic trainer at the University of Texas-Pan American where he served
as lead athletic trainer as well as strength and conditioning coordinator for the Men’s Basketball team. He has also worked at The
NBA Pre-Draft Camp, The Nike Desert Classic, and NBA Summer leagues in Atlanta, Boston, Orlando and Las Vegas. He has also




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served two summer internships with noted trainer Tim Grover of ATTACK Athletics in Chicago. Mancias is a certified member of the
National Athletic Trainers Association and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He also holds
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) certifications from the National Academy of
Sports Medicine.
    Mancias graduated in 2000 with a B.S. in Health Education from The University of Texas-Pan American. He is originally from
Brownsville, and resides in Lakewood.




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                                                          WES WILCOX • Pro/College Scout
    Wes Wilcox was promoted to the position of pro/college scout in the summer of 2007 after spending the pre-
vious four seasons as the Cavaliers advance scout. He plays an intricate role in the Cavaliers scouting process,
covering minor leagues, the NCAA, the NBA and international basketball.
    Wilcox got his start as an intern with the Miami Heat in their scouting department in 2001-02. During the




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2002-03 season, he served as video coordinator for the New Orleans Hornets before joining the Cavaliers prior
to the 2003-04 season as advance scout. In addition to serving as advance scout, Wilcox was promoted to assistant coach and
moved to the bench for the final 18 games of the 2004-05 season.
    Wilcox, a 2001 graduate of Cal-State Fullerton, is a native of La Habra, CA. He is recently married to Larisha and resides in
Cleveland.




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                                                         BRYANT MOORE • Advance Scout
    Bryant Moore began his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2005. This is his second season as a full-
time advance scout. In the advance scout role, Moore is responsible for scouting upcoming Cavaliers oppo-
nents, charting plays, play calls, identifying opponents’ tendencies and developing a personnel report. From
these scouting efforts, he develops a detailed game report for the coaching staff and players.
    Moore began his work with the Cavs as a video coordinator in 2005. He was promoted to scout/video coach




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in 2006. For the past four seasons, the Sacramento native has also been an assistant coach for the Cavaliers’ summer league team.
He also directed the Cavaliers Free Agent Camp during the 2008 summer.
    He began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Sheldon High School in Elk Grove, CA from 2000-04. He spent 2004-05
as an assistant coach at the University of California, Riverside.
    Moore is a 1993 graduate of Texas Tech, where he was a two-year starter on the basketball team from 1990-92. He attended
Mesa Community College (AZ) with Cavaliers Head Coach Mike Brown before attending Texas Tech.

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                                                       STEVE HETZEL • Video Coordinator
    Steve Hetzel was named video coordinator for the Cleveland Cavaliers in July 2006. Hetzel is responsible
for recording games for scouting purposes while preparing scouting tapes for pregame, in-game and postgame
activities for the coaches and players.
    He spent the 2005-06 season as an assistant video coordinator with the San Antonio Spurs.
    Hetzel is a 2005 graduate of Michigan State University where he spent two years working with the men’s
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basketball team as a student manager. He holds a degree in Kinesiology and is a native of Detroit, Michigan.
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                                    DR. CHARLES MAHER
                                                        Team Sport Psychologist
                                                              Dr. Maher joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as the club’s team sport psychologist in
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                                                           October 1999. He is responsible for the mental and emotional development,
                                                           performance enhancement, and psychological well being of all current players, as well
                                                           as for psychological assessment for the draft. He also serves as a consultant to the
                                                           Cavaliers basketball operations unit in organizational effectiveness and staff
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                                                           development. His work in these areas involves assisting players, coaches, and staff in
                           their development as people, as individuals who need to cope effectively with risk, as team contributors and in terms
                           of successfully executing their roles.
                               Dr. Maher is a licensed psychologist and a fellow of many psychological societies, including the American
                           Psychological Association. He holds Diplomates from the American Board of Administrative Psychology and the
                           American Board of Sport Psychology, as well as graduate degrees and professional certifications in psychology,
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                           business and education.
                               Prior to his career in Cleveland, Dr. Maher worked for a decade as sport psychologist for the Chicago White Sox,
                           in addition to serving as a sport psychology consultant to the New York Yankees and other teams. Currently, Dr.
                           Maher also serves as sport psychologist and director of psychological services for the Cleveland Indians, and has
                           served in similar positions with the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns. Additionally, he serves as sport
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                           psychology consultant to the Minnesota Wild of the NHL and to Rutgers University football. He also maintains a
                           private practice in sport psychology that includes professional athletes in football, tennis, basketball and other
                           sports.
                               Outside of professional sports, Dr. Maher is a tenured full professor of psychology at the Graduate School of
                           Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University, where he is involved in research, doctoral education,
                           supervision of professional psychology students, and editor of a professional journal. He has authored numerous
                           books and peer reviewed articles in sport psychology, management development, program planning and evaluation
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                           and special education.
                               Dr. Maher and his wife, Ann, who is a family nurse practitioner, reside in Cleveland and New Jersey. They have
                           two children, Dr. Jennifer Maher and Dr. Brian Maher, both of whom are psychologists, and two grandchildren.
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                                                        CHICO AVERBUCK
                                                        Director of International Scouting
                                                             Chico Averbuck was named director of international scouting for the Cleveland
                                                         Cavaliers in October 2004. Prior to joining the Cavaliers, he served as a scout for the
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                                                         Portland Trail Blazers for four seasons.
                                                             As the director of international scouting, Averbuck will direct all of Cleveland’s
                                                         international scouting activities and assist General Manager of Basketball Operations
                                                         Danny Ferry.
                               Averbuck spent seven years in the CBA in various positions, ranging from basketball operations in the league
                           office to assistant coach/director of player personnel with several teams. In addition, he spent time as a coach with
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                           the Iraklis Basketball Club in Solinque, Greece and also served as the director of scouting for the Peristeri Pro
                           Basketball Club in Athens, Greece.
                               Averbuck graduated from California State University at Bakersfield earning a degree in communications with a
                           minor in psychology. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children, Samuel, William and Hannah.
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Marvin Cross                   Larry Nance                    Trent Redden
Director of Team Security      Special Projects Coordinator   Basketball Operations Assistant




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Executive Assistant to         Team Assistant                 Physical Therapist
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Larisha Wilcox                 Michael Winger                 Dan Vincent
Team Services Coordinator      Legal Counsel –                Coaching Staff Coordinator
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