Beilein resigns as Cleveland Cavaliers coach


John Beilein formally resigned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday after multiple days of speculation that he would not be leading the team when play after the All-Star break commenced.

Beilein stood in front of the Cavaliers and emotionally explained why he is leaving. Beilein said he could not go on.

Meantime, the Cavaliers said Beilein will be reassigned to a different role within the organization.

Cleveland is just 14-40, the second-worst record in the NBA.