Dave Joerger has been officially hired as the Memphis Grizzlies head coach.
Joerger spent 7 seasons in Bismarck with the Wizards, and has been with the Grizzlies for 6 seasons.
This is Joerger's first NBA head coaching job.
He steps in for Lionel Hollins who was not rehired by the Grizzlies.
Joerger was with the Dakota Wizards from 1997 to 2004, and from 2006 to 2007.
During his time in the minor leagues he won an IBA championship, 3 CBA championships and a D League title.
After Memphis had a franchise best season, Joerger says things will only get better.