Chris Wallace Elevated to General Manager of Memphis Grizzlies

July 30, 2014

Memphis Grizzlies have announced that Chris Wallace has been named General Manager of the NBA franchise in a multi-year contract.

Wallace had acted as interim general manager since May 19, anesthetist 2014.

“We are very pleased to announce Chris Wallace as our general manager, buy ” said owner Robert Pera said. “Chris has been at the forefront and a stable presence throughout some of the Grizzlies’ greatest successes. His strong bonds and experience, impotent not only within the organization and NBA but also within the Memphis and Mid-South communities, make him the ideal fit to lead our basketball operations. We believe Chris’ skills and expertise to be vital in our continued success of our franchise.”

Wallace joined the Grizzlies as general manager and vice president of basketball operations on June 18, 2007 and assembled much of the talent that has helped guide the franchise to a club-record four consecutive playoff appearances. 

“I am honored to remain in Memphis. I love the city and the community,” Wallace said. “Robert Pera is strongly committed to the success of the Grizzlies, and I am excited to continue working in tandem with Robert, our front office and our coaching staff in helping realize his vision for the franchise.”