LeBron James scored 25 points to lead six players in double figures Monday night and the
The Cavaliers lost to the
Lue was presented the game ball in the locker room after the victory.
"It's only been two games, but to get my first head coaching win, it means a lot," he said. "I came in the locker room, the team presented me with the game ball, LeBron gave a speech and they all gave me a hug and said congratulations."
Said James: "It's a special moment for anyone. It could be a rookie player, a rookie head coach. When you get that first win it's very special. You never forget it."
Lue admitted the last few days have been a whirlwind.
"Things are still moving fast for me," he said. "I'm not used to it yet, but I think I'm ready for it. I think after tonight and the Phoenix game [Wednesday], I think things will start to slow down."
The timing of Lue's promotion came as a shock considering the Cavaliers have the best record in the Eastern Conference.
Houston 112, at New Orleans 111:
Miami 89, at Chicago 84: Dwyane Wade scored 28 points to lead the Heat, which overcame an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit in ending a four-game losing streak.
at Memphis 108, Orlando 102 (OT):
Boston 116, at Washington 91:
Atlanta 119, at Denver 105:
Detroit 95, at Utah 92: