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Report: Grizzlies hire Jerry Stackhouse as assistant coach

The Grizzlies have reportedly hired Jerry Stackhouse to be an assistant coach after the NBA Veteran saw his coaching star rise as a G League head coach.  (AP)

The Memphis Grizzlies have hired Jerry Stackhouse to be an assistant under head coach J.B. Bickerstaff, ESPN reports.

The 18-year NBA veteran’s name has come up in multiple coaching vacancies recently. Since retiring as a player in 2013, Stackhouse has served as an assistant with the Toronto Raptors and most recently as head coach of the Raptors’ G League affiliate Raptors 905.

The two-time All-Star has seen his coaching star rise after leading Raptors 905 to back to back G League Finals, including the 2017 championship. He was the G League coach of the year in 2017.

He interviewed for the Raptors and New York Knicks head coaching vacancies last month.

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