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Lionel Hollins to interview for Los Angeles Lakers’ coaching job Published: May 26, 2014

The Lakers have expanded their coaching search beyond candidates who have previous ties to the organization.The Lakers plan to interview former Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins, according to a league source familiar with the discussions.

The Lakers interviewed both Mike Dunleavy and Byron Scott last week.

Hollins was at the helm when the Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2013 Western Conference semifinals, but his contract was not renewed, and he was not brought back to Memphis this season. Hollins was replaced by current Memphis coach Dave Joerger.

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