Sources: Grizzlies tab Dave Joerger
Updated: June 25, 2013, 2:13 AM ET
By Kevin Arnovitz | ESPN.com
The Memphis Grizzlies have reached an agreement in principle to elevate assistant Dave Joerger to become head coach, sources involved in the negotiations said Monday.
Joerger, who has spent the past six seasons on the Grizzlies' bench, will succeed his former boss, Lionel Hollins. Hollins compiled a 196-155 record after taking over for Marc Iavaroni midway through the 2008-09 season.
The 39-year-old Joerger emerged as a favorite for the position after Grizzlies management granted Hollins permission to seek other coaching opportunities. Before turning to their longtime assistant, the....