The Memphis Grizzlies fired head coach Dave Joerger on Saturday morning, Yahoo Sports first reported.

Sources: The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach Dave Joerger on Saturday morning. Story soon on @TheVertical.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) May 7, 2016

Sources: For second time in three years, Joerger was seeking Memphis permission to talk with other teams on vacancies. Grizzlies let him go.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) May 7, 2016

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Sacramento has been pushing hard for permission to speak to Dave Joerger and he's moved to top of Kings' list, sources tell @TheVertical.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) May 7, 2016

Joerger was in his third season on the Grizzlies' bench and had posted a 147-99 record with the team.

This past season, Memphis finished seventh in the Western Conference with a 42-40 record. The Grizzlies were swept by the Spurs in the first round of the playoffs.