Memphis Grizzlies VP Made Ironic Finals Prediction

Memphis Grizzlies Vice President of Basketball Operations John Hollinger predicted that the San Antonio Spurs would make it to the NBA Finals. However, this was done back in October when he was still working for ESPN. He did not realize that it would be his current employer, the Grizzlies, who would end up getting swept by the Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. Luckily, Hollinger...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Wojnarowski Fired A Shot Across The SS Hollinger’s Bow Today

Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is one of the best NBA writers working today, yet even he isn’t above taking shots at his media brethren — er, ex-media brethren, in this case. Woj wrote a lengthy piece today about how Rudy Gay’s departure from Memphis is a sign that the Super Team era is fading (at least in its current incarnation), and sandwiched in the middle was a reference...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Names: ESPN Suspends Pundit For “RGIII” Comments (Also: Larry Merchant, John Hollinger)

ESPN has suspended an on-air personality for comments about Robert Griffin III. Also: HBO’s Larry Merchant will call his final fight for the network on Saturday, and ESPN writer John Hollinger has joined the Memphis Grizzlies. “First Take” Talker Suspended: ESPN has suspended an on-air pundit indefinitely for racial comments about Washington NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies hire ESPN's John Hollinger

The Memphis Grizzlies have hired ESPN columnist and basketball sabermetrician John Hollinger to be their vice president of basketball operations. Hollinger, who had been with ESPN since 2005, continues the march of teams across all sports to become more data-driven and analytic by hiring prominent Internet columnists and analysts, including Mike Fast and Kevin Goldstein of Baseball...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN's Hollinger profiles the Spurs

The start of the NBA season is fast approaching which means the San Antonio Spurs' training camp will kick off and hopes of another title for the franchise will rise. And with that, comes the deluge of Spurs season previews from each and every outlet. Yes we here at Project Spurs will have one but ESPN's John Hollinger got things started with his look at the Spurs...
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September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Hollinger’s take on the 2012 Celtics

ESPN’s John Hollinger has published his 2012 scouting reports and player profiles for the Celtics. For those of you without ESPN Insider Access, I’ve pulled out some of the more interesting (good and bad) analysis. Rajon Rondo: One of the league’s most unique players, Rondo is either great or horrible at nearly everything, producing wildly divergent viewpoints as to his overall...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Hollinger Rates the Offseason: Where do the Celtics Rank?

Last season, I cancelled my subscription to Insider because I was mad at the NBA for all the lockout nonsense that was going on. This season, after Danny re-signed KG and signed Jason Terry, I subscribed again. I'm excited about this season for the Celtics and I want to savor every big of it. John Hollinger has posted his Good, Bad and Ugly of the offseason. In the Good...

Hollinger: Time to pick All-Star starters already?

After just 20-plus games, John Hollinger makes his picks (PER Diem: Feb. 2, 2012)
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

TrueHoop TV: John Hollinger on the 76ers

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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

John Hollinger beat Vegas

The blog Weak Side Awareness did all kinds of fancypants research and figured out that John Hollinger is going to live out his days on the island of his choosing. Not really. Hollinger is keeping his day job. But should he ever seek work in the world of gambling ... Last season Hollinger's predictions were freakishly accurate. Of the dozens tracked by the blog, Hollinger'...
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December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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