Lionel Hollins Names Coach of The Month

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Today, the NBA named Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins as the Western Conference Coach of the Month for games played in October and November. 

“This marks the second consecutive monthly award and third career honor for Coach Hollins (December 2009, April 2012).”

Coach Hollins guided Memphis to an NBA-best 12-2 record (.857) during the opening months of the 2012-13 season, as the Grizzlies seized the league’s best record for the first time in franchise history. 

The Grizz finished 12-1 in the month of November alone, marking the highest winning percentage in a calendar month in franchise history (.923) and the club’s most victories ever in the opening month of the season.