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SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento Kings fired coach Dave Joerger on Thursday after three losing seasons.Joerger had a 98-148 record since joining the Kings, but also helped the team reach its best record in 13 seasons this year with 39 wins. But ...
Apr 12, 2019
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COACH Dave Joerger denied he was not trying to take shots at Sacramento Kings executives when he made comments about Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic.In making the clarification, he made a quite an assessment of Marvin Bagley, the player picked at ...
Dec 18, 2018
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Grizzlies have hired another first-time head coach, and general manager Chris Wallace thinks David Fizdale's resume working with the Miami Heat has him primed to continue Memphis' recent successMemphis announced Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that ...
May 30, 2016
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THE Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale.The Miami Heat assistant has accepted the Grizzlies' offer to be their next coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said. Fizdale has accepted the offer after he met with Memphis controlling ...
May 27, 2016
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TWO days after being jettisoned by the Memphis Grizzlies, Dave Joerger has landed in Sacramento as the latest coach looking to end the Kings' decade-long playoff drought.Joerger replaces George Karl and becomes the Kings' ninth head coach since ...
May 10, 2016
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COMBING over the NBA awards this season finds more no-brainers than nail-biters.Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year - there's about as much suspense in those awards as a Scooby-Doo episode.But ...
Apr 11, 2016
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Matt Barnes knows Tony Allen so well that he went to the Grizzlies guard's wedding. Vince Carter has played with both Barnes and Brandan Wright in the past, and Zach Randolph says he's always liked Barnes ...
Sep 29, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - First-year coach Steve Kerr knows a crucial moment in the playoffs, so he understands exactly the test his Golden State Warriors face trailing Memphis, 2-1, in their Western Conference semifinal.If his Warriors adapt and correct their mistakes ...
May 11, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger insists he's not protecting or hiding Mike Conley or Tony Allen.He said both are hurt and were unable to play in Memphis' last game, even if it had been the playoffs.Well, ...
Apr 17, 2015
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DENVER - Ty Lawson scored 25 points, rookie Jusuf Nurkic provided a lift inside by blocking a career-best five shots, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night ( ...
Jan 4, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis coach Dave Joerger is constantly thinking of new plays for his Grizzlies or tweaking something he saw another team that might benefit his squad.He just needs a better way of remembering that nugget of information."I'm ...
Dec 19, 2014
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Memphis Grizzlies Coach Dave Joerger is doing his best to send the message that everyone in the franchise is on board with owner Robert Pera.Joerger met with reporters on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in his first news conference since ...
May 30, 2014
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Grizzlies owner Robert Pera has followed through with his promise to open up his checkbook by signing Dave Joerger to a contract extension just days after allowing the coach to speak to the Minnesota Timberwolves about their vacancy.The Grizzlies ...
May 28, 2014
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MINNEAPOLIS - Dave Joerger watched Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera fire two of the team's top basketball executives after a 50-win season and had a sinking feeling that he was next.So he headed back home to Minnesota to talk ...
May 26, 2014
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MINNEAPOLIS - Dave Joerger met with Timberwolves leadership on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) for the second time in three days, this time with owner Glen Taylor included as the two sides move toward bringing the Memphis Grizzlies coach back to coach in his ...
May 25, 2014
NBA
THE dark circles under coach Dave Joerger's eyes were there for everyone to see. They were revealing in the same way that the flat jumper from Mike Conley and the rare single-digit scoring night from Zach Randolph were revealing. ...
Apr 4, 2014
NBA
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Grizzlies have all their starters back from the team that reached the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history.They brought back a former fan favorite with championship experience, signing former Miami Heat guard Mike Miller, ...
Oct 1, 2013
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