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Former Dakota Wizards coach Joerger likely to be next head coach of Memphis Grizzlies

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Memphis is negotiating with assistant Dave Joerger to become the Grizzlies’ head coach, said a person familiar with the situation. Continue Reading

Dakota Wizards’ season ends; likely last one in Bismarck

April 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK What is likely the final season for the Dakota Wizards in Bismarck has ended. Continue Reading

Dakota Wizards, city of Bismarck plan meeting about team’s future

March 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When the NBA’s Golden State Warriors bought the Wizards last June, officials said the team would remain in Bismarck for the 2011-12 season but would consider relocating after that. Continue Reading

Future unknown for D-League’s Dakota Wizards

October 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK For Joe Lacob, it’s a $2 million question, the first one Dakota Wizards fans have for the new owner of the NBA Development League team. Even Mayor John Warford posed it when Lacob was in town for the Wizards’ tipoff celebration last week. Continue Reading

Dakota Wizards holding tipoff celebration tonight with guest Jerry West

October 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The NBA Development League team in North Dakota is holding a tipoff celebration complete with Hall of Famer Jerry West. Continue Reading

Dakota Wizards name former NBA player as assistant

September 27, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The NBA Development League team in Bismarck has named a former NBA player as an assistant coach. Continue Reading

Dakota Wizards name former NBA player Potapenko as assistant

September 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Vitaly Potapenko (poh-TAH’-pehn-koh) most recently served as an assistant for the Indiana Pacers. He will serve alongside newly hired Dakota Wizards coach Nate Bjorkgren for the upcoming D-League season. Continue Reading

Bjorkgren named Dakota Wizards’ new head coach

August 3, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

OAKLAND, Calif. The Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday that Nate Bjorkgren as the new head coach of the Dakota Wizards, its NBA D-League franchise located in Bismarck. Continue Reading

Dakota Wizards replacing head coach

July 1, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The NBA Development League team in Bismarck is replacing its head coach. Continue Reading

Warriors purchase Dakota Wizards, move to California possible

June 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The Golden State Warriors on Tuesday announced their purchase of the Bismarck-based Dakota Wizards franchise in the NBA Development League. Continue Reading