Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - The Memphis Grizzlies have reportedly chosen to
promote David Joerger to the head coaching position.
The Memphis Commercial Appeal was one media source to report the hiring Monday
Joerger, who has been with the Grizzlies since the 2007-08 season, will take
over for Lionel Hollins. The Grizzlies announced on June 10 that Hollins
wouldn't return as head coach despite orchestrating the first Western
Conference finals appearance in the franchise's 18-year existence.
Joerger started his coaching career as an assistant and eventual head coach of
the Dakota Wizards in the Continental Basketball Association. He also coached
Cedar Rapids in the USBL and the Sioux Falls Skyforce in the CBA. He rejoined
the Wizards in the D-League in 2006-07 and has five minor league championships
to his credit as head coach.
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