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Upheaval in Memphis: Jason Levien resigns as CEO, Dave Joerger opts to stay

A clash between Grizzlies owner Robert Pera and team CEO Jason Levien has caused Levien's departure and could also lead to senior executive John Hollinger leaving. Head coach Dave Joerger was reportedly close to a deal with Minnesota, only to change course and decide to return to the Grizzlies.

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Inside the madness in Memphis

Surprise front office firings, an owner challenging players to games of one-on-one and a coach who comes back after never going away: It's the Memphis Grizzlies! This calls for a deep dive on the Drive & Kick podcast.

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Owner's crazy ideas to run the Grizzlies

The owner of the Grizzlies had some enterprising ideas to fix his team after a 2-3 start.

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Robert Pera talks Dave Joerger, Kanye and more

Grizzlies owner Robert Pera held a rather interesting discussion on Twitter.

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Joerger returning to Memphis after all

Dave Joerger appeared on his way to joining the Timberwolves, but will instead return to Memphis.

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Memphis could target Jeff Van Gundy, per report

As dominoes continue to fall in Memphis, the team may target Jeff Van Gundy.

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Joerger close to taking Timberwolves coaching job

The upheaval in Memphis continues.

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Joerger, Timberwolves ownership to meet

Minnesota's courting of the Grizzlies' head coach continues with news that ownership is getting involved.

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Mike Miller is Memphis' only choice

The Grizzlies are in disarray and only one player-manager can bring them back together: Mike Miller

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T-Wolves will meet with Grizzlies' Joerger

Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger has lined up a meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves after CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash were ousted by the Memphis Grizzlies this week.

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Front-office drama a 'disaster'

As the reasons come out and the aftermath occurs in the coming weeks, this is a DISASTER for a Grizzlies organization that is a month away from the NBA Draft and one of the biggest off-seasons in their history.

Grizzly Bear Blues reacts to Jason Levien's departure.
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Seeds of Levien's discontent were always evident

Jason Levien's resignation as the Grizzlies' CEO was a move several months in the making. Owner Robert Pera's hands-on approach strained their relationship.

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Grizzlies' front-office shakeup coming?

A clash between Grizzlies owner Robert Pera and team CEO Jason Levien has caused Levien's departure and could also lead to senior executive John Hollinger and coach Dave Joerger leaving.

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