Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 1/12/12
Head coach Lionel Hollins isn’t thrilled with the effort his Memphis Grizzlies are putting forth, and he doesn’t hold back when talking to the Commercial Appeal about it: “It was another sequence tarnished by poor execution when the basketball ricocheted toward Lionel Hollins. After one bounce, Hollins cocked his leg. On the second bounce, the Grizzlies’ head coach unleashed a bit of frustration. Hollins angrily kicked the ball some 25 feet in the air and onto a balcony overlooking the team’s practice court. The Griz take a 3-6 record into their nationally televised game tonight against the New York Knicks, and Hollins clearly is tired of making excuses for punting away games. ‘We’re not scoring consistently. Our defense isn’t consistent. Our rebounding is not very good. We’re not a very good team right now,’ said Hollins, whose squad is mired in a three-game losing streak. ‘That’s why I brought them in today and said (forget) everybody talking about what we don’t have in terms of t
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