Amid a dramatic franchise transformation, the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed coach J.B. Bickerstaff to a multiyear extension, the team announced Saturday.
Bickerstaff will be under contract through the 2026-27 season, sources told ESPN.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
ANALYSIS: Cavs GM Koby Altman had this to say in a prepared statement announcing the extension for coach J.B. Bickerstaff:
"J.B. Bickerstaff is, with all certainty, the right head coach to lead this franchise into what we believe is a very promising future. The decision to extend J.B. is not based solely on the early success of this season, but rather a body of work since his arrival to Cleveland. His leadership style, coaching experience and commitment to player development has instilled a growing confidence that resonates across our entire organization. We continue to see innovative and strategic examples of his impact on this roster, coupled by his unique ability to build upon a culture that leads to sustainable success."