Grizzlies promote Dave Joerger to replace Hollins
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dave Joerger's road through professional basketball's minor leagues has finally landed him in an NBA head coaching seat.
His first job is at a familiar spot, with a team he has been a part of for six seasons.
Joerger (YAY-gehr) was introduced as coach of the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday after a season in which they won a franchise-best 56 games but split with coach Lionel Hollins.
"I am ready for this opportunity," Joerger said. "I have won in the past. I ...
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