Memphis has its next head coach.
JB Bickerstaff has agreed to a 3-yr contract with the Grizzlies to develop into the workforce’s coach, ESPN reported, citing unidentified league sources.
He’ll exchange David Fizdale, who was fired on Nov. 27 after a 7-12 begin to the 2017-18 season.
Bickerstaff served as the Grizzlies’ interim coach for a lot of the season earlier than the hire, main the staff for the ultimate sixty three video games of the common season and posting a 15-forty eight report.
Bickerstaff, 39, beforehand served as assistant coach for the Rockets for eleven seasons earlier than changing Kevin McHale as interim coach in 2015. Bickerstaff went 37-34 that season and helped Houston attain the playoffs.