The Cavs vigorously refute this, but even their pushbac…

The Cavs vigorously refute this, but even their pushback against it is nuanced. They say the “culture” Dan Gilbert created is still very much in place, and he remains at the center of it. They say he has “great ideas,” and they insist Dan, not Grant, is the boss. “His presence may not physically be in Cleveland like it was prior to (the stroke), coming into 30-plus games a year or whatever it was, but his presence in the business, in the culture, and kind of how we’re operating, he’s absolutely still the author of all those things,” said Nick Barlage, who serves as president of Cavs’ business operations.
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