Dave Joerger Rumors
There was a particularly rough patch during the Grizzlies’ 2015-16 season — coach Dave Joerger’s final campaign at the helm — when a level of paranoia crept into the coaching staff. Joerger approached the team’s beat writer in an unusually frank manner with a major concern during the middle of a west coast trip. “I think Marc’s trying to get me fired,” Joerger said, referring to Marc Gasol.
Michael Scotto: The firing of Grizzlies coach David Fizdale isn’t totally surprising. Owner Robert Pera once tried to fire David Joerger 3 games into his NBA head coaching career, sources told @BBallInsiders. Fizdale’s relationship with Marc Gasol and 8-game losing streak was the deciding factor