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Lionel Hollins wanted to stay and by all accounts it seemed like the players wanted him back as well, so what went wrong? Things seemed a bit off towards the end of the season and into the playoffs between Hollins and upper management and now they’ve told him they have no plans on renewing his contract. The franchise is claiming “philosophical differences” but it seems like it could have been a money issue between the two.  And if it is a money issue then the thought of the Grizzlies picking up someone like George Karl is absurd. Speculation has it that they will reach out to the former Nuggets coach, along with Phoenix coach Alvin Gentry and their own assistant coach David Joerger to replace Hollins. Don’t worry Griz fans Jason Kidd isn’t the front runner for the job. Whoever does end up replacing Hollins will have some big shoes to fill as the Griz won a franchise-record 56 games this season which saw them reach the Western Conference Finals were they lost to the Spurs. It should ...
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