The Grizzlies might be seeking their third coach in as many seasons if Dave Joerger leaves for the Timberwolves. Memphis has long been a franchise with a tumultuous front office, writes Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal (subscription required). In the article, Tillery looks at some of the issues the team has dealt with over the last few years, including what went wrong with Joerger.
More from out west:
- NBA.com reports that Dave Joerger met with Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor for over two hours on Saturday. The article notes that Joerger left Minneapolis without an official agreement in place, but he is the front runner for the position.
- David Aldridge of NBA.com (Twitter link) reports that Joerger is now discussing Wolves job with his family after meeting with Glen Taylor, and the talks between the two sides are advancing.
- The Grizzlies and Wolves have discussed compensation to allow Joerger out of his contract to leave for Minnesota, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports (Twitter link).
- One of the reasons why Flip Saunders is looking at hiring Joerger is that he reminds Saunders of himself, writes Jim Souhan of The Star Tribune.