MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Dave Joerger has decided to stay in Memphis with the Grizzlies and not go to Minnesota to coach the Timberwolves.
Joerger made the decision on Sunday, one day after meeting with Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor about the position in his home state. The person requested anonymity because Joerger had yet to make his decision public.
The Wolves interviewed Joerger, who is from Staples, Minnesota, twice in three days last week and had decided that he was the one they wanted to replace the retired Rick Adelman. Joerger took a flight back to Memphis on Saturday night to mull things over and then decided to stay.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Daunting challenge awaits Payton, Orlando Kevin Durant’s always been considered a proficient long-range shooter. Now that the small forward resides in Golden State, though, we’re witnessing the...
Thumbnail Lakers vs. Mavericks Pick Can the Dallas Mavericks handle their business at home when they host the Los Angeles Lakers today at 3:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Marquee matchup on tap in Buckeye State There’s no disputing that the Cavaliers flunked Monday’s test vs. the Western Conference-leading Warriors. But how will Tyronn Lue’s troops fare against the...
Thumbnail Rockets vs. Grizzlies Prediction Fresh off their loss to the Warriors, will the Rockets lose back-to-back games when they visit the Grizzlies at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Blazers vs. Celtics Prediction Are the Celtics a good bet to cover the spread coming off a loss when they host the Trail Blazers today at 5:00PM ET?

NBA Team Pages