New Grizzlies coach Marc Iavaroni fills coaching staff - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

New Grizzlies coach Marc Iavaroni fills coaching staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Grizzlies coach Marc Iavaroni filled out his staff today by announcing the hiring of three assistant coaches.

The coaches are former NBA head coach Johnny Davis, veteran assistant coach Gordon Chiesa and David Joerger from the NBA Development League.

Davis brings experience as a head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers in 1996-97 and the Orlando Magic between 2003 and 2005.

Chiesa comes from Seattle where he was an assistant this past season. He spent most of his career with Utah helping the Jazz win two Western Conference titles.

This is the first NBA job for Joerger, who has won an NBA Developmental League title, an IBA title and three CBA titles.

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