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Lionel Hollins seems totally cool with Brook Lopez taking threes

The Brook Lopez three-point talk is at its peak now. Will the Nets center finally start putting up shots from beyond the arc as he did during Brooklyn's preseason opener when he drained his only long-ball attempt of the game?There's a narrative here we haven't really spoken about much, though: How does coach Lionel Hollins feel about all of this? Apparently, the man who is branded...
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Lionel Hollins won't acknowledge the Nets are rebuilding

Lionel Hollins is always good for a sarcastic quip, and even though media day hasn't even happened yet for the Nets, it appears coach is already in midseason form.From Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game:The Nets obviously went into cost-cutting mode this summer. They bought out Deron Williams to save money (and potentially save a locker room). They were even public with it. General...
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Lionel Hollins said Jarrett Jack 'told on himself'

Of all the issues the Nets have right now, one of the most beaten to death is their shallow cast of point guards. Brooklyn may have the worst point-guard roster in the NBA right now, made up of Jarrett Jack, Shane Larkin, Donald Sloan and Ryan Boatright, though one of Sloan or Boatright will likely be cut by the end of the preseason.Brooklyn, though, has shown nothing but confidence...
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Lionel Hollins on those predicting bad Nets season: 'I see it, I laugh'

Ask the average person what he thinks of the Nets' roster and you probably won't get much positive feedback. Actually, you can ask the same exact question to any NBA analyst out there, and I imagine the response won't be so different. Apparently, Lionel Hollins disagrees with all of you. All of you, I say!He explained as much when speaking to Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, who...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deron Williams was restrained from going after coach

The same day a report emerged that Deron Williams wants out of Brooklyn, we’re learning that he had a major conflict with Nets coach Lionel Hollins. According to the New York Daily News’ Stefan Bondy, Williams had to be restrained from going after Hollins around the All-Star break: Around AS break, sources say Deron Williams...Read More
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins’ job already in question with Nets

Lionel Hollins’ job as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets already seems to be in jeopardy as the team slides in the standings. The Nets have gone 2-10 over their past 12 games, including a stretch of seven straight losses, and they’re now ninth in the East with an 18-26 record. Their last two losses,...Read More
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Coach Lionel Hollins Not ‘Crazy’ About Prince William, Dutchess Kate

Lionel Hollins doesn’t understand why everyone is making such a darn big deal over Prince William and Dutchess Kate’s visit to the U.S. Like most of the players and coaches at Monday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers, Nets coach Lionel Hollins was asked what he thought of the royals’ visit. His response: Not much. “I don’t...
December 09, 2014  |  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.
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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...
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May 26, 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...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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