David Blatt is an Israeli-American basketball coach and executive.
Blatt played point guard at Princeton University under legendary coach Pit Carril, and after playing professional basketball in Israel for a number of years, he went into coaching himself.
As coach he has won numerous titles in Israel, was coach of the year in Russia in 2005, and Euroleague Coach of the Year in 2014. In 2015 David became head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers leading them to the NBA finals.
As coach of the Russian national team he has won the gold medal of 2007 Eurobasket, the bronze medal at the 2011 Eurobasket, and a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics. In 2018 he coached Greek Euroleague Club Olympiakos.