By Paul Forrester
October 11, 2013
David Joerger has won five minor league titles, but is getting his first chance as an NBA head coach.
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Joerger: I don't remember who told me, but in some jobs they say you don't have to like each other, you just have to respect each other. As coaches I don't think that's true. We spend more time together than I do with my family for large parts of the year, so it is important that we like each other. You want to get talented people, that's the biggest requirement, talent, and then loyalty is right there next to it.

David Joerger served as an assistant with the Grizzlies for six seasons before becoming head coach.
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