Hollins Officially Signs Deal with Grizzlies - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Hollins Officially Signs Deal with Grizzlies

Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins officially signed his contract extension.

Hollins said the day after the season ended last month he had agreed to a new deal.

Months of negotiations wrapped up with his signature Tuesday.

In Hollins First Full Season as Head Coach, the Grizzlies recorded a 16-game improvement over the previous season, second only to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Grizzlies set Franchise records for scoring in a season at 102.5ppg. Field Goal Percentage right at 47%..and established the longest home AND Road Winning streaks in club history.

Memphis won 11-straight Home Games from December to January, when Hollins was named NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month, and 7 straight Road Games from February to March.

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