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The Memphis Grizzlies have received permission to interview Ed Pinckney for their head coaching position, according to sources.
Pinckney is an assistant with the Chicago Bulls and was previously with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Grizzlies have also spoken with George Karl and Alvin Gentry on the phone, while Dave Joerger will also be interviewed.
Lionel Hollins will not return to the Grizzlies next season.
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The Denver Nuggets sent a message of change when they fired head coach George Karl after a successful season.
The reasoning behind the move made sense to some but not all.
Karl spoke with the Denver Post on Thursday and let it all hang out as he moves forward to another club.
The accomplished coach said the Nuggets disrespected him.
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2013 NBA Coach of the Year, George Karl spoke out this week about being fired by the Denver Nuggets after a 57-win season calling it “very stupid” and “extremely disrespectful to coaching.”
According to the Denver Post:
On his conversation with team president Josh Kroenke upon being fired: “Josh was nice and complimentary, said he’d honor my contract and the coaches....
I think you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone outside of the Denver Nuggets front office who disagrees with George Karl’s assessment of his untimely firing.
Not only did Karl lead the Nuggets to their most ever wins in a season when they finished with a 57-25 record, but he also won the NBA Coach of the Year Award and he still couldn’t keep his job.
And according to a story...
Alvin Gentry will interview for the Memphis Grizzlies' head coach vacancy on Friday, according to sources.
Gentry was contacted by the Grizzlies on Wednesday and is slated to meet with Robert Pera and Jason Levien in Washington, D.C.
The Grizzlies are expected to conduct interviews through next week.
Gentry was fired by the Phoenix Suns in January and has lobbied for openings...
Yahoo Sports is reporting that former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is scheduled to interview for the Memphis Grizzlies’ head-coaching opening on Monday.
Karl who was this season’s NBA Coach of the Year, will interview for the job that recently became available when the Grizzlies decided to part ways, and not offer Lionel Hollins a new contract.
Hollins ironically, is...
Early Thursday morning as I was sipping my glass of Mountain Dew and attempting to wake up, I happened upon a rather interesting article from Kevin Graham over on KSL.com. Graham shared his thoughts on the ever-divisive and extremely controversial topic of Utah Jazz head coach Ty Corbin. As I read through Graham’s musings on Corbin, I smiled slightly, because every argument he...