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Kings hope to hire Dave Joerger on four-year, $16 million contract today

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OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 13: Head coach David Joerger of the Memphis Grizzlies looks on during the game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on April 13, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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Traction between the Kings and Dave Joerger is gaining and gaining and gaining and…

Marc Stein of ESPN:

This would be a major coup for the Kings, who entered this coaching search with a troubling situation that turned off premier available coaches.

Sacramento can’t immediately alleviate concerns about owner Vivek Ranadivé's direction swings, general manager Vlade Divac’s lack of experience and star DeMarcus Cousins’ moodiness. But money talks.

Money could get the Kings an experienced NBA head coach with a winning track record – at least as long there’s not a late hitch, like the Rockets swooping in.