David Fizdale has agreed upon a four-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies to become their head coach.
The contract includes a team option for the fourth year.
Fizdale was a longtime assistant with the Miami Heat.
James Borrego was the other finalist for the Grizzlies' job.
The Grizzlies like Fizdale's pedigree coming from the Heat as well as tactical abilities and his strength in building relationships with players.