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The Memphis Grizzlies have reached agreement to promote David Joerger from assistant to head coach, according to sources.
Joerger has spent the past six seasons as assistant for the Grizzlies and will replace Lionel Hollins.
Prior to the 2010-11 season, Joerger was tasked by Hollins to oversee the Grizzlies' defense, which was ranked 25th in efficiency in 2009-10.
The Grizzlies also formally interviewed Alvin Gentry and Ed Pinckney.
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According to Ronald Tillery of the Commercial Appeal, the Memphis Grizzlies have come to an agreement with their former assistant coach Dave Joerger, so that he can take over for the recently departed Lionel Hollins, as head coach.
Griz have finalized head coaching contract with Dave Joerger, per source. Staff still being assembled although Bob Thornton will be retained
The Memphis Grizzlies let their head coach go after the most successful season in franchise history. Now they'll reportedly give the job to his top assistant.
Dave Joerger, who has been on the Memphis bench the past six seasons, will be promoted to head coach, according to ESPN.com.
The Grizzlies reached the Western Conference finals for the first time this year but decided...
According to Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN, the Memphis Grizzlies will promote assistant, Dave Joerger, to head coach.
The Memphis Grizzlies have reached an agreement in principle with Dave Joerger to elevate the assistant to the position of head coach, sources involved in the negotiations said on Monday.
Joerger, who has spent the past six seasons on the Grizzlies’ bench, will succeed...
Memphis is negotiating with assistant Dave Joerger (yay-gehr) to become the Grizzlies' head coach, said a person familiar with the situation.
The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the final deal hasn't been reached yet.
ESPN.com first reported the negotiations.
This would be Joerger's first NBA head coaching job. He had...
The Denver Nuggets have hired Brian Shaw to become their new coach , and the Memphis Grizzlies have promoted top assistant Dave Joerger to become their new coach as well. Joerger was the defensive coordinator for the the top-notch Grizzlies defense last season, and he embraced the new stats-driven culture of the Grizzlies more [...]