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Lionel Hollins: 'Honored and blessed to coach Kevin Garnett'

BOSTON — Lionel Hollins knows greatness when he sees it. The Brooklyn Nets bench boss has coached Kevin Garnett for just a few short months, but he could not praise the veteran big man enough when speaking with reporters Friday morning. “I’m honored and blessed to have had the opportunity to coach Kevin,” Hollins said before the Nets’ matchup with Garnett’s former...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Consistency key in bottom-heavy East

The Brooklyn Nets are a playoff-caliber team.  Given the status of the other teams in the Atlantic division and the larger state of the Eastern Conference,  there’s no doubt that they have the pieces to make a huge run.  And, like your car’s side mirror may warn, that success is a lot closer than it may appear. Brooklyn is currently a quarter-way through the grueling NBA season...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Told He Has No Role on Lionel Hollins’ Brooklyn Nets

Andrei Kirilenko may be leaving the Brooklyn Nets sooner than later Reported by Nets Daily, Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins told forward Andrei Kirilenko “I do not see your role on the team.” Kirilenko admitted this during a Russian interview. Andrei said he likes the team and respects Hollins as a coach but it would appear he doesn’t have a place on this team. Many...
Via Basketball Bicker
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets go 0-3 on west coast road trip, lose four straight; fall to 4-6

The Brooklyn Nets had three tough match ups on a three-game west coast road trip. They faced the Phoenix Suns, the Golden State Warriors, and the Portland Trailblazers, and return to Brooklyn with three more losses. After losing the first two games of this road trip the Nets were presented with an opportunity to end the trip on a good note and come back to Brooklyn with a winning...
Via isportsweb.com
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets season preview: Roster analysis

New Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins will be coming into Brooklyn with a roster that may not seem very deep on the surface, but has the potential to have a number of contributors offensively and defensively. The starting five will most likely be all returning players; Deron Williams at point guard, Joe Johnson at shooting guard, Alan Anderson/Andrei Kirilenko at small forward...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 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.
Via Hoops-Nation
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets Pursuing Lionel Hollins As Assistant Coach

The Houston Rockets are interested in adding Lionel Hollins to their staff team, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Hollins parted ways with the Grizzlies after leading the squad to 56 wins during the 2012-13 season. His defensive-minded approach to the game would be great for players like James Harden and Jeremy... The post Rockets Pursuing Lionel Hollins As Assistant Coach appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
June 17, 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
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