HoopsHype Lionel Hollins rumors

July 5, 2014 Updates

But now that it’s happened, Plumlee said he is excited for the opportunity to play under new coach Lionel Hollins. “I was very surprised,” he said. “I think everybody was. I know you guys were, I was, but it’s part of it.” “I wish [Kidd] well. I’ve said constantly I had a great time playing for him, I enjoyed him as a coach. But now I’m looking forward to playing for coach Hollins. I haven’t met him yet, but I’m looking forward to that.” New York Post

Peter Vecsey: Henry Bibby, like Westphal, almost sure to join Hollins' staff. NY brings back Jax, '73 title member. BK does same w Bibby? I'd call it even Twitter @PeterVecsey1

July 2, 2014 Updates

Rod Boone: #Nets officially announce they'll introduce Lionel Hollins at a 10:30 a.m. press conference Monday @barclayscenter. In a statement, Hollins said: "Brooklyn has firmly established itself as a franchise that is committed to winning I eagerly look forward to becoming part of that culture and building on the success of the past two playoff appearances.” Twitter @rodboone

July 1, 2014 Updates

The Brooklyn Nets are meeting for a second straight day with top coaching candidate Lionel Hollins on Tuesday and could soon advance into contract negotiations should the ex-Memphis Grizzlies coach meet the approval of ownership, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Yahoo! Sports

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