Griz owner keeping Dave Joerger

Updated: May 26, 2014, 4:30 PM ET
By Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne | ESPN.com

Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera took to Twitter on Sunday to announce that, in a shock reversal, he is keeping Dave Joerger as his coach.

Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that one-on-one conversations between Pera and Joerger, after Joerger traveled to Minneapolis and appeared on the brink of being hired by his home-state Minnesota Timberwolves, convinced the coach to stay with the Grizzlies.

@JohnnyNBA I think Dave is a great coach. But, personnel has to want ...

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