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LIONEL HOLLINS RUMORS

Deron Williams: Last year 'behind us'

Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins is confident that Deron Williams will bounce back in 2014-15 following back-to-back seasons in which the three-time All-Star point guard was plagued by ankle injuries and struggled on the court as a result. "There are a lot of expectations on him," Hollins said Sunday. "I don't [know] the reasons why -- [whether it be] the status...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets hope Lionel Hollins is the finally “the right voice” to lead the team

  During the NBA offseason, the Brooklyn Nets were blindsided by Jason Kidd’s brazen ploy for more power within the organization; a move that resulted in him accepting a head coaching position with the Milwaukee Bucks.  One year after the Nets made a huge media splash by hiring the neophyte, Kidd’s sudden departure returned the Nets to where they were a year ago, without a...
Via All Sports Everything
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets look to move forward with Hollins, no Kidd

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) To a man, the Brooklyn Nets realize that the 2013-14 season was a bit of a disappointment, despite winning a first-round series against Toronto before getting swept out of the playoffs by Miami. So as they met for media day Friday at their practice facility, the Nets recognized they have turned the page on last season. Former head coach Jason Kidd unceremoniously...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: Kevin Garnett to Be Brooklyn Nets’ Starting Power Forward

Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins informed reporters that Kevin Garnett will indeed be starting for the team at the start of the 2014-15 NBA season. Nets coach Lionel Hollins says Kevin Garnett will start this season and if healthy he will play more than 15-16 mins a game — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) September 15, 2014 After a second-round playoff loss to the Miami Heat...
Via Basketball Bicker
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets reportedly set to hire Lionel Hollins

Lionel Hollins is nearing a deal that would make him the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Hollins will receive a multiyear deal that is worth about $4 million per season. Hollins was replaced in Memphis due to “philosophical differences” between him and... The post Nets To Hire Lionel Hollins appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers to interview Lionel Hollins

The Los Angeles Lakers are in no rush to find their replacement for departed head coach Mike D'Antoni, but a few candidates are beginning to emerge.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the team is planning to interview former Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins this week.Lakers management plans to interview Hollins later this week, league sources said. After meeting...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lionel Hollins Candidate For Lakers Job

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that former Grizzlies head coach Lionel Hollins as emerged as candidate for the vacant L.A. Lakers job. Yahoo Sources: Lionel Hollins has emerged as a candidate in the Los Angeles Lakers coaching search. http://t.co/tuq56h58QH — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 25, 2014 Lakers management plans to interview Hollins later this week according...
Via Thacover2
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: “My Success Was No Fluke”

Love Lionel Hollins or hate him, there’s no disputing his skill and prowess as a coach. As the Grizzlies have struggled to start the season under new Head Coach (and former Hollins assistant) Dave Joerger, some fans have been longing for Hollins to return to the bench. I tried (and will continue to try) to get an interview with Lionel Hollins, just because I admire him as not just...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

An Expose On Lionel Hollins Fingers

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Via Menudo Bol
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Hollins says Grizzlies not renewing contract as coach

Lionel Hollins says the Memphis Grizzlies have told him they will not renew his contract as head coach, even though he's the winningest coach in the franchise's history coming off the team's first trip to the Western Conference finals. WMC-TV in Memphis first reported Monday that Hollins said his contract would not be renewed. The Grizzlies did not have any immediate...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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