Remember David Blatt?

Yeah, you know him. He was the Cavaliers' coach before LeBron decided to come back home to northeast Ohio a couple summers ago, before there was a Midwestern "Big Three" of James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Blatt took the job when the Cavs were focused on getting out of the draft lottery and maybe, just maybe, inching closer to a .500 record and earning a playoff seed in a year or two. 

A parade drawing an estimated 1.3 million fans to celebrate the city's first pro sports championship in 52 years wasn't an even a pipe dream. 

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Despite giving Blatt the ax and replacing him with then-assistant Tyronn Lue at the all-star break last season, when Cleveland had the top record in the Eastern Conference, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert still gifted Blatt with a 2015-16 championship ring. It was a classy gesture tha

t Blatt, who could hold some ill will toward the organization, glady accepted. 

It was only right.

Everyone, and we mean everyone, including part-time workers and janitors, who worked for the Cavs last season, received some form of a championship ring.

Warriors forward Anderson Varejao, who began the season in Cleveland, was also offered a ring, but he declined. 

After Golden State signed 2014 MVP Kevin Durant to go with Stephen Curry, winner of the last two MVP awards, and fellow gold medalists Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, Varejao might have one of his own this time next year.