TITLE

Best coach stresses effort and defense

AUTHOR(S)
Steinmetz, Matt
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Sporting News;1/27/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to basketball coach Mike Fratello of the team Memphis Grizzlies. He has his team jockeying for home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, remarkably impressive after an offseason in which team president Jerry West jettisoned a load of talent. On offense, Fratello has a defined pecking order that starts with Pau Gasol. Despite entering the season with more than 600 career wins, Fratello seldom is mentioned as one of the game's elite coaches.
ACCESSION #
19482307

 

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