Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace today announced that the organization has hired Bob Bender as an assistant coach and Bob Thate as shooting coach on head coach David Fizdale’s staff. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Bob Thate Rumors
The Clippers hired Bob Thate during the offseason as a shooting coach to work with Jordan and Griffin in an attempt to raise their free-throw percentages. Seventy percent would be excellent for any big man in the NBA, and 65 would be adequate.