Tony Barone Named Grizzlies Interim Coach 

Grizzlies President Jerry West named Tony Barone Jr. interim head coach of the Grizzlies following the firing of Coach Mike Fratello today.

This will be Barone’s first head coaching stint, serving the past seven seasons as director of player personnel with the Grizzlies. He also spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the Grizzlies under former head coach Hubie Brown (2002-2004). Barone takes over a Grizzlies team with a 6-24 record.

For more details and Grizzlies dish, go to the Flyer's Grizzlies Blog, Beyond the Arc.

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