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    First-year Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger takes a moment on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, to talk about joining the franchise as it begins a new era in the Golden 1 Center that is scheduled to open next month. Joerger, who coached the Memphis Grizzlies the previous three seasons, said he looks forward to the 2016-17 season and working alongside general manager Vlade Divac as they attempt to reverse the Kings' misfortune of failing to qualify for the postseason for 10 consecutive years.

First-year Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger takes a moment on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, to talk about joining the franchise as it begins a new era in the Golden 1 Center that is scheduled to open next month. Joerger, who coached the Memphis Grizzlies the previous three seasons, said he looks forward to the 2016-17 season and working alongside general manager Vlade Divac as they attempt to reverse the Kings' misfortune of failing to qualify for the postseason for 10 consecutive years. Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
First-year Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger takes a moment on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, to talk about joining the franchise as it begins a new era in the Golden 1 Center that is scheduled to open next month. Joerger, who coached the Memphis Grizzlies the previous three seasons, said he looks forward to the 2016-17 season and working alongside general manager Vlade Divac as they attempt to reverse the Kings' misfortune of failing to qualify for the postseason for 10 consecutive years. Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
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