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Mike Miller scores 15 in Grizzlies win over Hawks

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

By The Sports Xchange

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — To see the Eastern Conference standings, where just four teams are above .500, is to know the season could be different.

“It’s tough to look over there and know we’d be in the playoffs now,” Memp…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Miller taking on added role for the Grizzlies

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — After playing a limited role in his third season off the bench for the NBA champion Miami Heat last year, Mitchell native Mike Miller is back with the Memphis Grizzlies and playing an increased role.
Miller, 33, came into the 2013…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Joerger, Stevens among 9 new coaches to join NBA

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Ronald Tillery
Scripps Howard News Service
Most seasons you need a GPS tracker to keep up with player movement in the NBA.
Suddenly, there’s one required for coaches.
There have been a record 13 NBA coaching changes since last season and nin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mike Miller looking to have major impact for Memphis

October 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

By TERESA M. WALKER
AP Sports Writer

Reaching the first Western Conference final in Memphis history has given the Grizzlies both a lesson in what they need to go further and a reminder on just how close they might be to the NBA Finals.

“In o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Joerger makes use of minor-league time

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Dave Joerger was in college when he got hooked on pro basketball.
The Memphis Grizzlies head coach was a volunteer for the Fargo-Moorhead Beez in his final year at Moorhead State, which is now Minnesota State Moorhead. Continue Reading

Big-time opportunity: Memphis names Minnesota State-Moorhead alumni David Joerger as its new head coach

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. The Memphis Grizzlies are officially staying in-house to fill their coaching vacancy, as they promoted assistant coach Dave Joerger on Tuesday to take over for departed Lionel Hollins. Continue Reading

Lionel Hollins out as Memphis Grizzlies coach

June 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Memphis Grizzlies have decided to part with the winningest coach in the franchise’s history, telling Lionel Hollins they will not be renewing his contract as head coach coming off their first trip to the Western Conference finals. Continue Reading

Ex-Dakota coach Joerger climbing NBA ladder

May 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO When Dave Joerger played point guard for Concordia and Moorhead State in the 1990s, his role included keeping his head up and seeing the entire court. Continue Reading

Grizzlies edge Wolves

February 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Rudy Gay had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Quincy Pondexter added a career-high 17 points as the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a three-game losing streak with a 85-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

Grizzlies edge Wolves

January 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Rudy Gay had 19 points and eight rebounds, lifting the Memphis Grizzlies to a 90-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night in their first game since learning Zach Randolph would be out for six to eight weeks. Continue Reading