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What's next for Conley, Gasol and Memphis after Fizdale's firing?

Where do the Grizzlies go from here? Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports

A day after leaving star center Marc Gasol on the bench down the stretch as the Memphis Grizzlies suffered their eighth consecutive loss, David Fizdale was fired as the Grizzlies' head coach.

Whether Fizdale's relationship with Gasol cost him his job or this was a more conventional coaching change to shake up a struggling team, the takeaway is the same: Memphis is continuing to try to wring every possible win out of the Grit 'n' Grind core of Gasol and injured point guard Mike Conley.

With those stars aging and little young talent on the roster, the Grizzlies are probably just delaying an inevitable rebuild.