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NBA: Memphis Grizzlies will likely part ways with Lionel Hollins after contract talks collapse

sports.yahoo.com Published: June 2, 2013
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photo - Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins, talks to Jerryd Bayless (7) during overtime in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series  against the San Antonio Spurs, in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday, May 25, 2013. The Spurs defeated the Grizzlies 104-93 in overtime. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) ORG XMIT: TNDJ209
Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins, talks to Jerryd Bayless (7) during overtime in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, in Memphis, Tenn., Saturday, May 25, 2013. The Spurs defeated the Grizzlies 104-93 in overtime. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) ORG XMIT: TNDJ209

After talks on a contract extension stalled over the weekend with what one source calls "major philosophical differences," coach Lionel Hollins is likely done as the coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources tell Yahoo! Sports.



The Grizzlies granted Hollins permission to speak to other teams about vacancies on Sunday, possibly clearing the way for him to discuss a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. So far the Brooklyn Nets have shown no inclination that they want to meet with Hollins to discuss their coaching vacancy. Indiana Pacers assistant Brian Shaw remains high on the Nets' list.

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