Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  By Phil Ervin  |  Last updated 1/31/14
MINNEAPOLIS -- It's been 16 years since David Joerger first stepped out of Minnesota -- long enough to rid his memory of the bitter chill of a Northern winter. "I forgot about this," the Grizzlies coach said with a mock shiver outside the Target Center's away dressing room following Memphis' morning shootaround Friday. The Staples, Minn. native and his team arrived in the Twin Cities in the middle of Wednesday night, just in time to see several inches of snow blanket the area and wreak traffic havoc. But this wasn't a rude reminder in the rookie head man's eyes. Snow, cold and all, this is home, he says. And he returns having blazed a trail even he didn't consider all that plausible. "We were sitting there in the Skyway food court, (my wife) Karen and I, we were just like 'this is different,'" gushed Joerger, promoted this past summer to replace Lionell Hollins. "I can't really describe it. It's home, these are, we are all in this together, we're all Minnesotans. I didn't articulate...
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