Former Cavs Assistant Jim Boylan Suing For Age Discrimination

As if the Cleveland Cavaliers wanted one other subject to take care of, former assistant coach Jim Boylan is reportedly suing the group for age discrimination. Boylan, 63, was fired final summer time and changed by 42-year previous Damon Jones.

Per the submitting (H/T WKYC):

According to the report, Boylan additionally alleges that crew proprietor Dan Gilbert has “a sample and follow of age discrimination throughout” his company organizations through which he owns fairness and controlling curiosity, together with the Cavaliers. 

“Defendants discriminate towards workers and candidates for employment on the idea of age with respect to hiring, renewal, termination, pay, raises, advantages, and within the phrases and circumstances of employment,” the swimsuit alleges with regard to Gilbert, per WKYC. “Defendants discriminatorily favor youthful much less certified candidates and workers over considerably older workers.”

The Cavs, 1-7, have already fired head coach Ty Lue this season. They could possibly be with out All-Star ahead Kevin Love for greater than a month and veteran taking pictures guard J.R. Smith is reportedly sad together with his function and is hoping for a commerce.