Iowa Energy Appoints New Coach

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Energy has a new coach.

The Memphis Grizzlies announced Bob Donewald Jr. as head coach of its NBA Development League team.

“Bob has a proven track record of player development and shares in the collaborative vision of the Memphis Grizzlies and Iowa Energy,” Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger said in a press release. “He is a tireless worker and effective communicator who will be important in helping our players reach their potential as we begin our new partnership with Iowa.”

He has been a coach for more than two decades with eight different organizations throughout the world.

He most recently served as the head coach of the Chinese national team from 2010 to 2012.