Cavs hire former Grizzlies coach JB Bickerstaff

Basketball 05/20/19, 10:57

The Cavaliers have given new coach John Beilein a seasoned right-hand man.Former Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff is joining Beilein's staff as an associate head coach, and potentially as his replacement in a few years.Bickerstaff was a candidate for Cleveland's opening and interviewed for the job before the Cavs lured Beilein ...

source: Cavs interview J.B. Bickertstaff for coaching job

Basketball 04/30/19, 13:37

A person familiar with the Cleveland Cavaliers' coaching search tells The Associated Press the team is interviewing former Memphis coach J.B. Bickerstaff. Bickerstaff is meeting with Cleveland officials Tuesday, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the Cavaliers aren't revealing their plans. Bickerstaff is ...

Grizzlies fire coach JB Bickerstaff, reassign GM to scout

Sports 04/11/19, 16:01

The Memphis Grizzlies have fired coach J.B. Bickerstaff as part of a front-office shake-up in which general manager Chris Wallace was demoted to a scout.The Grizzlies announced the moves Thursday after both Bickerstaff and Wallace spoke to reporters following a second straight season outside the playoffs. After a 12-5 start, ...

Grizzlies’ Gasol out against Timberwolves amid trade talk

Basketball 02/05/19, 19:41

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was a late scratch for Tuesday night's home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves as trade chatter for the veteran accelerated.Gasol was not listed on Memphis' injured list earlier in the day, but coach J.B. Bickerstaff announced he would not play. Asked to elaborate on the ...

Irving scores 38 points, Celtics beat Grizzlies 122-116

Basketball 01/18/19, 22:57

Kyrie Irving's 20-point third quarter wasn't quite enough for the Boston Celtics to put away the Memphis Grizzlies.The star guard scored eight more in the fourth, finishing with 38 points and 11 assists while leading the Celtics to a 122-116 victory Friday night."He was able to pick his spots and ...

Lillard scores 24, Blazers down the Grizzlies 99-92

Basketball 12/20/18, 00:27

Damian Lillard had 24 points, including 15 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Memphis Grizzlies their fourth straight loss with a 99-92 victory on Wednesday night.Portland's bench was key, outscoring the Grizzlies' reserves 44-14 for the team's third straight win. Meyers Leonard had 12 points ...

LeBron, Kuzma lead Lakers to easy win over Grizzlies

Basketball 12/08/18, 22:39

LeBron James had 20 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kyle Kuzma added 20 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers dominated the Memphis Grizzlies in a 111-88 victory on Saturday night.Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Josh Hart added 16 points apiece, while JaVale McGee finished with 10 points and ...

NBA coaches box get a little more diverse during offseason

Basketball 10/09/18, 13:02

The NBA coaching box is looking far more diverse these days.When the season starts next week, there will be the league's first head coach born and raised outside North America and the first Hispanic-American full-time head coach. And there's a real chance that before long, someone like Becky Hammon could ...

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