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    导出博客文章The Memphis Grizzlies have decided to part with the winningest coach in the franchises history, telling Lionel Hollins they will not be renewing his contract as head coach coming off their first trip to the Western Conference finals. Denzel Ward Jersey . Hollins confirmed Monday night to The Associated Press that he had been told his contract would not be renewed. He had no further comment. The Commercial Appeal first cited anonymous sources that Hollins had been told he would not be back as the Grizzlies head coach. WMC-TV in Memphis first reported Hollins said his contract would not be renewed before thanking former Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley for giving him the opportunity to be head coach and Memphis fans for their support. The move finally came after Hollins attended each of the Grizzlies first three pre-draft workouts, including the third session Monday. Hollins contract had been set to expire June 30, but the Grizzlies issued a statement Monday night saying that Hollins is no longer with the organization. Jason Levien, chief executive officer and managing partner of the Grizzlies, said they decided after talks with Hollins and his agent to go in a different direction and thanked the veteran coach for his work with the franchise since its start in Vancouver. "Lionel, the coaching staff, the players and the organization achieved new heights this season with our run to the Western Conference finals and for that, we are grateful," Levien said in his statement. "The entire Grizzlies family wishes Lionel all the best and great success as he moves forward in his career." Hollins, who won an NBA title as a player with Portland in 1977, had been with this franchise for 10 of its first 12 seasons and was the interim head coach first in 1999-00 when he replaced Brian Hill after a 4-18 start in Vancouver and again for four games in 2004-05 after Hubie Brown resigned. Heisley hired Hollins after firing Marc Iavaroni in January 2009, and he is 214-201 overall and 18-17 in the playoffs. His future with the team has been unsettled since the Spurs swept the Grizzlies in the West finals. He led Memphis to a better record each season, including a franchise-best 56-26 record this season. The Grizzlies beat first the Clippers, then top-seeded Oklahoma City in the playoffs. Hollins said a day after the Grizzlies were swept that he wanted to stay in Memphis. But now Hollins is expected to interview with the Clippers and the Denver Nuggets later this week. New ownership led by Robert Pera, a California tech billionaire, took over the Grizzlies in November, and Pera put in Levien in charge. Levien made some changes in the front office, bringing in former writer John Hollinger as vice-president of basketball operations and Stu Lash as director of player personnel and basketball development in December. But Hollins had lobbied against trading leading scorer Rudy Gay away, wanting to keep together the core of starters that turned in the NBAs best start this season. Memphis traded Gay to Toronto on Jan. 30 as part of a three-team trade, and Hollins talked of not being able to have "champagne taste" on a beer budget before refocusing the Grizzlies on a stretch run that was the leagues best after the All-Star break at 23-8. Under Hollins, the Grizzlies also featured one of the NBAs best defences. Memphis allowed the fewest points per game this season with the 89.3 points the first time since 2005-06 that a team had held opponents below 90 points for an entire season. The Grizzlies also ranked third holding opponents to 43.5 per cent shooting and a league-best 33.5 per cent made field goals a game. The candidates to replace Hollins include Grizzlies assistant Dave Joerger and George Karl, fired last week by the Nuggets. Lash was hired away from Denver where he had spent five seasons working on draft analysis and scouting. "We have begun to identify our next head coach, who we feel can best move us forward," Levien said. Browns Jersesys Outlet . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. Damion Ratley Jersey . Ronaldo produced a spectacular individual performance on Tuesday, scoring all three goals and guiding Portugal into the next years World Cup in Brazil with a 3-2 victory in Sweden. The Real Madrid forward has scored 66 goals in 2013, but the last three may be the boost he needs to upstage Messi after FIFA unexpectedly extended the voting period for the Ballon dOr to Nov. . The move comes after the Canadiens were approached by the Buffalo Sabres for permission to speak to Dudley - a former Sabres player and head coach. "The Sabres called for permission and I appreciate that, Im flattered, Dudley told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. Daniil Kvyat says his duel with Red Bulls Max Verstappen during Sundays Singapore Grand Prix has boosted his confidence and left him feeling pretty good.The Russian scored his first points since Julys British Grand Prix thanks to a ninth place finish in Singapore, after an intense wheel-to-wheel battle with Verstappen -- who took Kvyats seat at Red Bull ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. Kvyat defended firmly against Verstappen and successfully kept the Ducthman behind on a couple of occasions, before Vertsappen eventually got by with a lunge at Turn 20 at a later stage of the race.Kvyat has cut a dejected figure in recent races after a difficult spell following his demotion back to Toro Rosso, but says his performance in Singapore has re-instilled his self-belief and passion for racing in Formula One.I was fighting and I think I did a good job. Its good you know -- he had the faster car, but I kept him behind for two stints, which makes me think Im pretty good! The racing over this past month has been a big test of my passion but Im loving it again so thats mega. I pushed to the very laast centimetre and left myself on the track. Nick Chubb Jersey. It was a very enjoyable race -- not that enjoyable behind Perez at the end as we didnt have the straight-line speed to overtake. I was pushing but without any gains. It was a shame but Im very happy overall.The Marina Bay Street Circuit was predicted to be Toro Rossos best chance of a points finish out of the remaining races of 2016 and although Kvyat believes the team could have profited even more from a riskier strategy, he remains positive heading to Malaysia in a fortnights time.We knew we could do a very good race here so we were pushing very hard and it was very enjoyable. It was shame we didnt risk enough with the strategy but thats the only complaint I have about it.There are more straights, which are a pain for us, so well try and take the most out of it and I believe we can still do a good job because I believe in us. I feel I have my confidence back and with that I feel we can do good things. Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' ' ' ' '
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