(Memphis) The Memphis Grizzlies formally introduced Dave Joerger as their new coach though we reported that Tuesday.
Joerger replaces the very popular Lionel Hollins.
“We are thrilled to announce we have hired Dave Joerger as the next head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies,” said CEO & Managing Partner Jason Levien. “Not only do we think Dave will continue to grow the team’s league-best defensive identity, but we believe we have one of the league’s budding coaching talents to lead our team. We are happy the Joerger family will continue to call Memphis home for years to come.”
Joerger recently completed his sixth season as an assistant on the Grizzlies’ bench and his second as lead assistant.