Darko Rajakovic Rumors
Accordingly, Rajakovic has become one of the most sought-after assistants in the league, earning himself substantial raises each of the past two offseasons. For team owners and front-office executives who increasingly cite diversity of professional experiences as an asset, Rajakovic would bring plenty of them to the job.
Darko Rajakovic: I’m so excited to join @Memphis Grizzlies and to work under Coach Taylor Jenkins and GM Zach Kleiman. Grizzlies have amazing talent and future is very bright. I’m grateful to have chance to serve and help organization in every possible way
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Memphis Grizzlies are hiring Phoenix’s Darko Rajaković as an assistant coach, sources tell ESPN. Rajakovic replaces Neven Spahija, who recently left the Grizzlies for a coaching job overseas. Rajakovic, an assistant with the Serbian national team, built a strong reputation working with young players with Oklahoma City and Phoenix. Ideal fit for the Grizzlies trajectory.
The Phoenix Suns today announced Head Coach Monty Williams’ coaching staff, naming Willie Green, Darko Rajakovic, Mark Bryant, Randy Ayers, Larry Greer and Steve Blake as assistant coaches, and Riccardo Fois and Ben Strong as player development coaches.
While Ferguson gave himself “about a week and half off” to start the offseason, he was back at work in short order, first in Dallas and recently back in Oklahoma City, where a typical workday begins at 9 a.m. with weightlifting, followed by a two-hour on-court workout. Often, he works under the tutelage of Thunder assistant Darko Rajakovic, known for some unorthodox training methods that famously once included gut-punching Steven Adams for missing free throws.