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Sources: Grizzlies hire Dave Joerger

Updated: June 25, 2013, 3:18 PM ET
By Kevin Arnovitz | ESPN.com

The Memphis Grizzlies have reached an agreement in principle to elevate assistant Dave Joerger to become head coach, sources involved in the negotiations said Monday.

Joerger, who has spent the past six seasons on the Grizzlies' bench, will succeed his former boss, Lionel Hollins. Hollins compiled a 196-155 record after taking over for Marc Iavaroni midway through the 2008-09 season.

The 39-year-old Joerger emerged as a favorite for the position after ...

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