TAG: Robert Pera

NBA / May 23, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Dave Joerger To Meet With Owner For ‘Wolves Job

Marc Gasol, Dave Joerger

Earlier this week, the Memphis Grizzlies front office went through an upheaval when their CEO and assistant general manager abruptly left the team. There have been reports owner Robert Pera has been very hands-on with the team, including promising playing time to certain players earlier in the season. So it’s no surprise Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger is looking elsewhere for a new job. He has made significant progress with the Minnesota Timberwolves this week. Read More »

Latest News / May 20, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Memphis Grizzlies CEO Resigns After Friction With Owner, More May Follow

Dave Joerger

On Monday, Memphis Grizzlies CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash resigned from their positions. There are reports of conflict within the organization between the owner and the front office, and the futures of VP of basketball operations John Hollinger and head coach Dave Joerger are up in the air as well. Read More »

NBA, Smack, Twitter / Oct 15, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Grizzlies Owner Robert Pera Challenges Michael Jordan To 1-On-1 Game For $1 Million

Robert Pera

The relatively new Grizzlies owner Robert Pera has some game. He’s showed it off during practice with his Grizzlies squad, but this is taking confidence to a new place, one DE Greg Hardy can understand. The 35-year-old Ubiquiti Networks founder challenged Michael Jordan to a game of 1-on-1 on Twitter yesterday. Read More »

NBA / Jun 5, 2013 / 11:00 am

Why The Memphis Grizzlies Must Keep Lionel Hollins

Lionel Hollins

Job security in the NBA is at an all-time low, especially at the head coach position. This season alone, the turnover rates have been astronomical, and even quasi-successful coaches have found themselves in the hot seat as the offseason approaches and teams attempt to retool their rosters and reshuffle their coaching staffs for the upcoming season. Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 12, 2013 / 8:50 pm

Grizzlies Owner Tweets About Marc Gasol: The Most Interesting Basketball Player In The World

Marc Gasol

Remember that time when Memphis’ former star, Rudy Gay, morphed into the Dos Equis man to lure fans into voting for him for the All-Star Game? Back then, he was only being marketed as the most interesting man in the NBA, so in that regard, Marc Gasol might have him beat. Read More »