After 18 years since he last wore Husker red, Nebraska will be retiring Tyronn Lue’s number 10 jersey. The ceremony will take place in Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday, February 2nd. That night the Huskers will be taking on Michigan State.
Lue played three years for Nebraska in the mid 90’s before being the 23rd draft pick for the Denver Nuggets in 1998. He played for multiple teams during his NBA playing career. Winning two NBA championships with the LA Lakers during his time. After retiring he went to the bench and started his coaching career with the Boston Celtics before moving onto the LA Clippers and finally the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Halfway through the 2015-16 season he replaced then head coach David Blatt to lead the team to their first NBA championship.
While at Nebraska Lue was a first team all Big 12 Player his junior year and helped Nebraska win the 1996 NIT Championship. Lue played a key component in Nebrasketball history. This will be a much deserved honor for the former Husker.