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Stromile Swift
Stromile Swift
Position: None
Born: 11/21/79
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
“My first couple of years I really enjoyed Memphis. But the last years, I didn’t get a good vibe from (Coach Marc) Iavaroni and a lot of the players felt the same way. I wasn’t outspoken so I didn’t talk a lot. He didn’t come off as a good person or coach to me. He was fake to me. Sid (Lowe) was a good coach but Hubie (Brown) and (Mike) Fratello changed the mindset of the whole team. We were a decent defensive team but when Iavaroni came I can’t remember going over a defensive drill. It was almost like he was trying to turn us into the Phoenix Suns.”
“My life is a lot slower,” said the 36-year-old. “The main thing is trying to find different things to do to stay busy. I started a small trucking company called SS Transports. We transport salt water, landfill and woodchips, and stuff like that. It’s not a day-to-day thing for me so I still have a lot of free time. I’ve got my little four-year-old girl here and that’s kept me grounded.” Swift resides in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, having moved back there after a short stay in Miami where the Grizzlies are set to face the Heat Sunday evening in American Airlines Arena.
Swift, though, finds tranquility in his native Louisiana. In addition to fatherhood and life as a small businessman, Swift is working at being a role model to kids in the area where he grew wings. “I’ve been contemplating coaching,” Swift said after revealing that he frequently visits LSU. “A lot of people have been trying to get me to coach high school. I know I can’t do that full-time. But I still feel like I can help some kids.”