May 7, 2016, 8:40 am
Dave Joerger was fired by the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday morning.
Joerger coached the Grizzlies for three seasons and did an admirable job this year in securing the 6th seed in the Western Conference. Unfortunately this year was marred by injuries to stars Marc Gasol and Mike Conley and other role players. Joerger amassed a 147-99 record as coach of the Grizzlies and led Memphis to three consecutive playoff births. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Joerger was seeking permission from the Grizzlies to interview for other opportunities currently available across the NBA. The Knicks, Pacers, Rockets and Kings have coaching vacancies and it looks like, as of right now, the Kings may be the front-runners to land Joerger. Stay tuned as the whispers continue.