Grizzlies will hire Dave Joerger as new head coach

MEMPHIS ( - The Memphis Grizzlies will hire assistant Dave Joerger to be their next head coach,'s Kevin Arnovitz reported late Monday.

Joerger has been considered a top candidate for the job since the Grizzlies parted ways with head coach Lionel Hollins two weeks ago. Other rumored candidates had been former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl and former Phoenix Suns coach Alvin Gentry.

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