HoopsHype Dave Joerger rumors

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Lionel Hollins sure wants his top young assistant, Dave Joerger, to come out looking like the bad guy if he doesn’t get a new deal down in Memphis. But everyone in the NBA seems to know that Joerger hasn’t done one thing to try to oust Hollins and take over the head coaching job. It’s no secret that Memphis’ front office doesn’t want Hollins back, unless it’s on the cheap and he starts buying into all the fancy stats and analytics that he doesn’t believe in and the basketball execs try to force down his throat. New York Daily News

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Joerger, who resides in the Memphis area, is widely believed to be the Grizzlies’ next head coach if Hollins doesn’t strike a deal. Although no other NBA teams have formally asked for permission to talk to Joerger, the Philadelphia 76ers are believed to be interested in him. Memphis Commercial Appeal

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The Grizzlies are eyeing Memphis assistant Dave Joerger as a possible replacement for Hollins and are confident that he could help retain the "Grit and Grind" culture that has become such a fabric of the team and the town. Grizzlies management is expected to meet soon with Joerger to discuss the situation while Hollins tests his market value. Joerger won five championships as a D-League head coach and joined the Grizzlies staff nearly two years ago. USA Today Sports

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But sources add that assistant coach Dave Joerger would receive strong consideration to take over if Hollins departs after four full seasons in charge and by far the best single season in franchise history. ESPN.com

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Although Olshey did not offer names, if he goes the route of choosing an assistant, he is expected to consider Indiana's Brian Shaw, Golden State's Michael Malone, Miami's David Fizdale, Oklahoma City's Rex Kalamian, San Antonio's Mike Budenholzer and Memphis' Dave Joerger. Blazers assistant Kaleb Canales, who went 8-15 as interim coach last season after Nate McMillan was fired, is also expected to be a candidate. Canales will coach the Blazers' Summer League entrant, with help from Dan Dickau and Hersey Hawkins. Oregonian

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Malone -- who is also expected to be in the mix in Orlando and for Portland's coaching vacancy -- remains on the short list as well, along with former Portland coach/Raleigh native Nate McMillan. While Yahoo! reported that Orlando assistant -- and longtime friend of Jordan's -- Patrick Ewing is no longer in the mix, a source said Cleveland assistant coach Nate Tibbets is still in the running. Memphis assistant Dave Joerger and former Charlotte assistant Stephen Silas (Paul's son) also interviewed, but their status is not known. SI.com

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