A coaching brotherhood: Fizdale, Bickerstaff lift Grizzlies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Mike Conley and Marc Gasol have spent the last nine years in Memphis, their bond as strong as that of any NBA teammates. It is the foundation of the Grizzlies' identity. It's a friendship built on trust, respect and a whole lot of ribbing. They go at each other daily, but even Conley knows they have nothing on two coaches who arrived in Memphis last summer. David...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies hire JB Bickerstaff as associate head coach

The staff of new Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale is quickly beginning to come together. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Thursday, Memphis has hired former Rockets interim coach JB Bickerstaff to serve as their associate head coach under Fizdale. The Lakers were also said to be one of the teams interested in Bickerstaff’s services. Sources: Memphis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

JB Bickerstaff a candidate for Luke Walton's Lakers coaching staff

Even more coaching staff details are emerging. Former Houston Rockets interim head coach JB Bickerstaff "could join the Los Angeles Lakers coaching staff," according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN. Watkins writes that Bickerstaff has "has a good relationship with newly hired coach Luke Walton," and could head to Los Angeles to join his staff if he doesn't end up staying with the Rockets...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
May 04, 2016

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