Know About Tyronn Lue; NBA, Age, Wife, Stats, Net Worth, Height

Published Date: 22 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 22 Aug, 2019 By Celebs Podium

It is confirmed that Tyronn Lue is returning to the coaching ranks. The former NBA player, who served as head coach of the Cavaliers is set to begun his coaching line from the Los Angeles Clippers as the top assistant coach on Doc Rivers’ staff in August 2019.

Tyronn Lue is an American professional basketball coach and former player, who now serves as the top assistant coach on NFL side the Cleveland Cavaliers. He ended his NBA playing career from the Orlando Magic in 2009.

Tyronn Lue Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Tyronn Jamar Lue was born on 3rd May 1977 to parents Ron Lue and Kim Miller. He grew up along with his brother Gregory Miller and sister Shakea Latoi Lue in the small town of Mexico, Missouri.

Lue attended Raytown Senior High School in neighboring Raytown, Missouri. Afterward, he went to the University of Nebraska and began to play college basketball. He stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) and his listed weight is 175 lbs (79 kg).

His Career; NBA, Stats

Tyronn began his NBA career from the Los Angeles Lakers in 1998. After playing for three seasons, he signed with another team, the Washington Wizards. He played for numerous teams such as Orlando Magic (2003-2004), Houston Rockets (2004), Atlanta Hawks (2004-2008), Dallas Mavericks (2008), and Milwaukee Bucks (2008-2009).  His playing career ended with the Orlando Magic in 2009.


Tyronn Lue’s NBA career stats as a player (Picture: Basketball Reference)

After the retirement, Lue served as the Director of Basketball Development for the Boston Celtics from 2009 to 2013. Moreover, he was the coaching staff of the Los Angeles Clippers until 2014. He worked as associate head coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2014 for two years. In 2016, Tyronn became the head coach of the Cavailers, where he served until 2018.

Salary & Net Worth

While serving as an associate head coach for the Cavaliers, Lue was the highest paid assistant coach in NBA. He signed a contract over 4 years, which is worth $6.5 million.

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Furthermore, he is likely to earn an impressive salary for his recent stint as the top assistant coach for the Clippers. As of now, he enjoys a net worth of an estimated $25 million.

Who Is Tyronn Lue’s Wife?

Well, the 42-year-old prefers to keep his personal life under the radar. He has not been romantically linked with any names in the past.

It looks like Tyronn is unmarried as he has not revealed his wife to the media eyes to the date. He is reportedly single and busy in his coaching career so far.  

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Some Interesting Facts About Tyronn Lue

  • Tyronn is a cousin to the Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum.
  • His father, Ron Lue spent most of the time in prison for various drug charges.
  • Lue’s mother Kim was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in 8 years in July 2015.
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