"There's a relief for me," Joerger said. "When you look at the general manager's situation, we want Chris to be involved in the organization," Joerger said. But Joerger added that there is more harmony now, and he feels more of a commitment from the owner. Wallace also is expected to remain a part of the organization as the Grizzlies look for someone for the general manager's role. The franchise appeared to be in disarray with Levien and Lash out along with uncertainty over who would remain with the Grizzlies' leadership. The coach said he was surprised at the departure of chief executive officer Jason Levien and player personnel director Stu Lash after an apparent fallout with Pera.