Lionel Hollins Rumors
Kyle Goon: Spoke with Lionel Hollins who confirmed to SCNG that he is out with the Lakers. He’s open to coaching again given the right opportunity, and he adds that he enjoyed his two years in Los Angeles with Frank Vogel’s staff. The Athletic was first to report Hollins was out.
Marc Stein: The Lakers are expected to move Mike Penberthy to a front-of-the-bench role on Frank Vogel’s staff, league sources say. Lionel Hollins, formerly a head coach in Memphis and Brooklyn, has left the Lakers after two seasons as an assistant, @Jovan Buha and @Sam Amick reported.
Shams Charania: Sources: Candidates for lead assistant role for Portland Trail Blazers and new head coach Chauncey Billups: Former Bulls/Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro, ex-Wizards/Thunder coach Scott Brooks and Lakers assistant Lionel Hollins.
Kyle Goon: Assistant coach Lionel Hollins is out again tonight after missing the previous two games. Lakers say he is not expected to return for the bench until after the All-Star break, citing personal reasons.