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Lionel Hollins


NBA point safeguard in the 1970s and ’80s who continued to teach the Memphis Grizzlies in three different stints. He initial coached the Grizzlies once they terminated their head trainer in 1999-2000. His third stint using the Grizzlies got off to a appealing begin, as the group advanced to the next round from the NBA playoffs. He was created in Arkansas Town, Kansas. Among his stints using the Grizzlies, he was the helper trainer to Scott Skiles for the Milwaukee Dollars.

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Full Name Lionel Hollins
Date Of Birth October 19, 1953
Place Of Birth Arkansas City, KS
Height 1.91 m
Weight 84 kg
Profession Basketball Coach
Education Arizona State University, Dixie State University
Nationality American
Spouse Angela Hollins
Children Austin Hollins
Awards NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Rookie Team
Star Sign Libra

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1Named head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies for the third time. Hollins was interim head coach during the 1999-2000 and 2004-05 seasons. [January 2009]
2Inducted into the Arizona State University Hall of Fame in 1975.
3Played with the Portland Trailblazers (1975-1976 thru 1979-1980[start]), Philadelphia 76ers (1979-1980[end] thru 1981-1982), San Diego Clippers (1982-1983), Detroit Pistons (1983-1984), and Houston Rockets (1984-1985).
4Head coach of the Vancouver/Memphis Grizzlies (1999-2000; 2004-2005; 2008-2011).
56th overall pick in the 1975 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers out of Arizona State.



Speak for Yourself2017TV SeriesHimself - NBA Analyst
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHimself - Brooklyn Nets Head Coach
Open Court2015TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach / Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - New York Nets Head Coach / ...
The Rancho High School Riots2012TV Movie documentary
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself - Alone with Rome / Memphis Grizzlies head coach
1978 NBA All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself

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Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Brooklyn Nets Head Coach

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