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Lakers Rumors: Lionel Hollins Expresses Interest In Lakers Coaching Job Reviewed by Momizat on . With Mike D'Antoni deciding to resign, the head coach search begins for the Los Angeles Lakers with no shortage of viable candidates available. Shortly after th With Mike D'Antoni deciding to resign, the head coach search begins for the Los Angeles Lakers with no shortage of viable candidates available. Shortly after th Rating: 0
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Lakers Rumors: Lionel Hollins Expresses Interest In Lakers Coaching Job

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With Mike D’Antoni deciding to resign, the head coach search begins for the Los Angeles Lakers with no shortage of viable candidates available.

Shortly after the news broke concerning D’Antoni’s resignation, Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports tweeted the following about a potential candidate:

Hollins was one of the many head coaches fired after last season despite leading the Memphis Grizzlies to the Western Conference Finals. The Grizzlies ultimately fell to the San Antonio Spurs, but Memphis defied the odds throughout their playoff run and turned a lot of heads around the league in the process.

Unfortunately for Hollins, the team wanted to go in another direction and became a coaching casualty along with Vinny Del Negro and George Karl.

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It is so early in the process of looking for a head coach that it is uncertain what direction the Lakers brass intend to go in. Obviously, Phil Jackson is no longer an option after taking over as the president of the New York Knicks, but the storied franchise will have options as they search for a replacement for D’Antoni.

Hollins could potentially be high on the list of candidates after proving his worth with the Grizzlies last season.
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