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Lionel Hollins

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Training Camp Primer: Hollins Wants Team To Back Up Toughness Talk

A no-nonsense, old-school coach who speaks with intelligence and wit, Hollins brings with him a recipe that proved successful when he led Memphis to the 2013 Western Conference Finals.

09/26/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Lionel Hollins Plans On Beating The Knicks

The new Brooklyn Nets head coach got some unsolicited advice on how to deal with New York’s media and fans.

WFAN–09/24/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Was This A Summer Of Hell For Nets Fans? Not So Fast

This time the Nets will enter training camp not as the NBA’s most intriguing club, but one that will be well under the national-media radar.

09/16/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lionel Hollins: ‘All The Possibilities For Being A Champion Are In Place’

“I believe all the possibilities for being a champion are in place,” Hollins said. “And we just have to do our jobs to make it a reality, both the players and the coaches. And then we can all celebrate together.”

07/17/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Coach Hollins A Refreshing Change From J-Kidd

I doubt it will take Lionel Hollins more than a third of the season to figure it out the way it did J-Kidd. That’s because experience matters.

07/08/2014

Lionel Hollins (L) is introduced as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets with general manager Billy King  at Barclays Center on July 7, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lionel Hollins On WFAN: Nets To Play Hard Night In, Night Out

Hollins is ready to start a new chapter. So are the Brooklyn Nets after last week’s stunning departure of Jason Kidd.

07/07/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photos by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Reach Agreement With Lionel Hollins To Be Next Head Coach

Brooklyn and Lionel Hollins reached an agreement on a contract Wednesday, the team announced. According to multiple reports, the former Memphis Grizzlies coach will earn more than $4 million annually over the next four years.

07/02/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Stop Kidding Themselves On J-Kidd’s Candidacy

Since Kidd single-handedly turned around the Nets franchise upon his trade to New Jersey in 2002, they owe him. If there’s some capacity in which Kidd could fit in with the club’s long-term plans, it’s worth the discussion. Just not as head coach.

06/10/2013

Head coach Lionel Hollins of the Memphis Grizzlies. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Coaching Wheel Should Land On Hollins

Plan A seemed to be, “Let’s get Phil Jackson!” That pipe dream was extinguished after one courtesy phone call. We’re still waiting on Plan B.

06/07/2013

George Karl (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

George Karl Out As Coach Of Nuggets; Nets Not Interested?

George Karl is following general manager Masai Ujiri out of Denver. But the Nets, who are without a head coach, are apparently not interested in contacting Karl.

06/06/2013

Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw (center). (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Granted Permission To Speak With Pacers’ Shaw

The Nets have been given the OK to speak with Indiana Pacers assistant Brian Shaw about the team’s head coaching vacancy, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

06/05/2013

Larry Brown (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Contact Hall Of Famer Larry Brown As Search For Coach Continues

The Nets are continuing to search for their next head coach, and it’s no secret that owner Mikhail Prokhorov likes big names. Cue Larry Brown, the current head men’s basketball coach at Southern Methodist University.

06/05/2013

Brian Shaw (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Brian Shaw Emerges As Serious Target For Nets’ Head-Coaching Position

Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw has emerged as a serious target of general manager Billy King and owner Mikhail Prokhorov, according to a report.

06/04/2013

Patrick Ewing (credit: Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing To Lead Basketball Camp In South Africa

Former Knicks centerpiece Patrick Ewing will travel to South Africa next month for a Basketball without Borders camp.

WFAN–08/24/2011

Memphis Grizzlies

Late Comeback Gives Grizzlies Game 3 Win

Zach Randolph had 21 points and a franchise-record 21 rebounds, and the Grizzlies rallied from a 16-point deficit to stun the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-93 in overtime Saturday and grab a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.

WFAN–05/07/2011

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