Lionel Hollins

Report: Grizzlies go the expected route, promote Dave Joerger to head coach

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Memphis built a roster that went all the way to the Western Conference Finals based on consistency and growth — they kept their core together (save for Rudy Gay) and built with those guys improving and growing together. Which is why letting Lionel Hollins walk as a coach is a risk — he and his [more]

When the lockout ends, the Grizzlies need to…

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This is the next installment of PBT’s series of “What your team should do when the lockout ends.” Today it’s the Memphis Grizzlies. You can also read up on all the teams in the Western Conference here, and on Tuesday we start with the Eastern half of the league. Last Season: Well, that worked out [more]

Grizzlies to rest Zach Randolph Wednesday night, too

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It’s not tanking for a playoff seed, it’s resting. That’s the official line from Memphis coach Lionel Hollins on why he sat Zach Randolph Tuesday night (and Tony Allen). And he will do so again Wednesday night, Hollins told the Commercial Appeal. “Tony’s hurt,” Hollins said. “I didn’t want to play Zach these last two [more]

Grizzlies Lionel Hollins drops F-bomb on 17-year-old fans

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NBA coaches get heckled all the time. Comes with the gig. Like those rude people behind Lionel Hollins the other night in Memphis daring to question why the hometown coach was leaving Hasheem Thabeet in the game and not putting Zach Randolph back in. According to a series of tweets from Chris Vernon of 730 [more]

O.J. Mayo’s totally cool with Lionel Hollins

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O.J. Mayo is in a slump. O.J. Mayo is no longer a starter. O.J. Mayo is on the trade block. And O.J. Mayo says he’s totally cool with Lionel Hollins about all this. Mayo started off the year with a shooting slump, and Hollins decided to move him to the bench for when his scoring [more]