The Memphis Grizzlies have been granted permission to interview Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach Nate Tibbetts for their vacant head coach position, league sources informed cleveland.com.
Tibbetts, 38, is expected to interview with Memphis early next week.
Tibbetts is a well-respected and innovative young coach who was once an assistant for the Cleveland Cavaliers for two seasons beginning in 2011. Prior to joining the Cavaliers, he was the head coach of the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.
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