David Fizdale Rumors
During Fizdale’s eight years with the Heat, he helped James win two championships. He recently appeared as a guest on ESPN’s Mike & Mike and spoke about what James was like off the court when the world isn’t watching. According to Fizdale, James really does care about everyone from the head coach to the guy on end of the bench.
“I don’t know how many times I came into the office and there was a gift on our desk from LeBron because he’d get so much free crap,” Fizdale said on the show. “I never got so many Christmas gifts in my life. He would do stuff like that for no reason. That was the part I will always remember about him, the things he would do for us.”
“He put me in a commercial once as a wedding gift,” Fizdale said. “How about that? Because I said, ‘Don’t get me anything.’ Instead of him listening, he says, ‘Hey coach, why don’t you be in the Samsung commercial with me?’ You know, that’s a nice little check for an assistant coach. And (the card) says, ‘Hey man, congratulations on your wedding.’”
A key stage of the offseason improvement process is already underway for the Grizzlies, who have launched the latest phase of major upgrades to their FedExForum locker rooms and training facilities. “We want to have the best facility, if not be there in the top five of the league across the board,” Grizzlies coach David Fizdale said. “We want to have an incredible flow, a feel that has all of our departments working closely together in the same area for ac