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Dave Joerger replaces Lionel Hollins as Memphis Grizzlies' coach

Lionel Hollins just led the Grizzlies to the conference finals, but the new Grizzlies' regime let him go and promoted lead assistant Dave Joerger, ostensibly because Joerger will be more open to the front office's analytics-heavy approach.

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Joerger in as Grizz head coach after all

Dave Joerger was long rumored to be the Memphis Grizzlies pick to replace Lionel Hollins, and those rumors turn out to be true. Reaction to the hiring of the defensive-minded coach with oodles of minor league success has been positive.

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Dave Joerger to become new Grizzlies coach

The longtime assistant coach will be stepping up to helm the Grizzlies. He'll replace his former boss, Lionel Hollins, after the club and the former head coach couldn't come to a contract agreement.

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Pinckney to interview with Grizzlies again

The Grizzlies will interview Bulls assistant Ed Pinckney for a second time on Wednesday. Pinckney has been on Tom Thibodeau's staff in Chicago since 2010.

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George Karl will meet with Grizzlies

Former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is now one of three known coaches that the Memphis Grizzlies will interview in the next week.

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Grizz looking at Gentry

Alvin Gentry has been talked about in connection to the Grizzlies and Clippers openings just a few months after the Suns opted to replace him.

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Grizzlies will interview Bulls assistant Pinckney

Memphis has received permission to interview Chicago Bulls assistant Ed Pinckney, but will also look into George Karl, Alvin Gentry and current assistant Dave Joerger.

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Grizz assistant Joerger likely to be promoted

Dave Joerger is said to be responsible for the Grizzlies' defensive remodeling and has long been considered the likely successor to Lionel Hollins. Now that Hollins is gone, the one-time minor-league coach seems next in line.

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Hollins out in Memphis, per report

Hollins' contract in Memphis will not be renewed.

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Hollins: No reason to leave the Grizzlies

The coach of the Memphis Grizzlies is in an interesting situation, but he's telling the media he'd prefer to stay in Memphis.

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Hollins reaches out to Clippers

Lionel Hollins may be angling to become the Clippers' next coach upon leaving Memphis.

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Hollins downplays rifts with Grizzlies

Embattled Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins did a long radio interview in Memphis on Monday morning, and although he tried to downplay several reported rifts with members of the organization, he also made a critical remark about one of his top assistant coaches.

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Memphis' Lionel Hollins problem

It looks like Lionel Hollins is on his way out of Memphis, and fair or not, the Grizzlies will be second-guessed for letting things get to this point.

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Grizzlies allow Hollins to speak with other teams

Lionel Hollins could leave Memphis after a successful run as other teams court the respected coach.

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Will Grizzlies let Hollins talk to other teams?

The Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets are among teams reportedly interested in Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins, but will he even receive the opportunity to speak with them?

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Hollins' future uncertain

Lionel Hollins appears interested in returning to the Memphis Grizzlies after their season ended Monday night, although the team hasn't yet made an offer -- and he hasn't yet ruled out the option of taking a job elsewhere.

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Nets, Clips could be eyeing Hollins

The Nets and Clippers could be suitors for Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins once the team's postseason run ends.

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Lionel Hollins unhappy with Rudy Gay deal?

Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins has not had much to say about the Rudy Gay trade but, based on what he did say, he does not seem too happy.

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Lionel Hollins wonders about future in Memphis

Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins isn't just dealing with questions about the future of forward Rudy Gay. Hollins' own future is up in the air with an expiring contract and new ownership.

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Transcript: Hollins criticizes analytics

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins criticized the shift towards analytics in the NBA and called it a "bad trait" of teams during a radio interview on Friday. It's an interesting opinion, considering the Grizzlies recently hired stats guru John Hollinger as their new vice president of basketball operations.

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