The Cleveland Cavaliers and David Blatt have agreed upon a contract for him to become their next head coach.

The Cavaliers also had Tyronn Lue as one of their final candidates.

Blatt comes to the NBA from Maccabi Tel Aviv and also considered taking a job with the Golden State Warriors as assistant coach.

Blatt becomes the Cavaliers' third coach in three seasons, replacing Mike Brown who succeeded Byron Scott.

Blatt's four-year deal could be worth as much as $20 million. The fourth-year is an option belonging to the Cavaliers.