Memphis hires director of basketball operations

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 29, 2022 10:52 AM CT | Published: July 29, 2022 10:45 AM CT

Penny Hardaway has selected a replacement for Rodney Hamilton as director of basketball operations.


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Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner originally is from Indiana but comes to Memphis by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent the past two years writing for the Tulsa World covering Oklahoma State University athletics. He credits his early writing experience to his days as a high school sports reporter for the Republic Newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, and various internships, including at the NCAA and USA Basketball. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from IUPUI in Indianapolis.


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