Chris Wallace Rumors
Peter Edmiston: Grizzlies announce an updated basketball operations structure today – Chris Wallace (GM), John Hollinger (EVP, B’ball Ops) remain in existing roles. Grizzlies fold Tayshaun Prince (Spec. Advsr)/Chris Makris (Dir. of Player Personnel) into role prev. held by Ed Stefanski.
The Memphis Grizzlies have signed their second free agent in forward Omri Casspi. General manager Chris Wallace announced the deal Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.
The Memphis Grizzlies released the following statements from Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace and Glynn Cyprien, who has spent the last four seasons with the Grizzlies’ basketball operations department and served as Memphis Hustle Head Coach and Grizzlies Director of Pro Personnel during the 2017-18 season. Memphis Grizzlies General Manager Chris Wallace: “Glynn Cyprien has made tremendous contributions over the last four years to the Memphis Grizzlies and Memphis Hustle and for even longer in the Memphis community dating back to his days as an assistant coach with the University of Memphis. Cyp’s work ethic, basketball knowledge and engaging personality will be deeply missed by our organization, the City of Memphis and the Mid-South. We wish him and his family nothing but the best in his next adventure.”
Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera emerged Tuesday in FedExForum after being disconnected from Memphis for more than a year. He met with general manager Chris Wallace and other members of the front office as they prepare for the June 21 NBA draft. The Grizzlies own the No. 4and No. 32 picks. Pera didn’t address local media and declined numerous requests.