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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown points to the basket as the Lakers play against the Sacramento Kings during the first half of a preseason game in Oct. 2012, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown in the first half of a game against the Dallas Mavericks in Los Angeles, in Oct. 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
In this Dec. 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown gestures during the second half of the Lakers' game against the Chicago Bulls, in Los Angeles. The Cavaliers intend to speak with former coach Brown about returning to the team. Brown was fired by Cleveland three years ago and replaced by Byron Scott, who was let go by the Cavs on Thursday after he went 64-166 in three seasons _ one of the worst stretches in team history. . (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
TORONTO: LeBron James exited the game with three minutes left and began celebrating. He hugged his coach, hugged teammates and even hugged Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan. There was plenty of reason to celebrate.