Report: Memphis offers head coaching job to Heat assistant David Fizdale

Heat assistant David Fizdale. 

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In Miami, Fizdale helped with player development and game preparation, and he also coached the Heat’s summer league teams in 2010 and 2012.

He started coaching as an assistant at his alma mater, the University of San Diego, in 1998 through 2002 where he was a three-year starter at point guard. Fizdale spent a season as Miami’s video intern in 1997-98.

The Grizzlies have the NBA’s third-longest postseason streak currently at six straight seasons behind only San Antonio (19) and Atlanta (9).

The Associated Press contributed to this report.