The Nets will introduce Lionel Hollins as their new head coach Monday at 10:30 a.m. Whether they will name any assistants Monday is uncertain, but add a new name to the speculation regarding who will join Hollins on the bench in Brooklyn, Johnny Davis.
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Davis, 58, played with Hollins on the 1977 Trailblazers NBA champs and his coaching resume includes stints as an assistant with eight NBA teams, including the Nets in 1997-99 under John Calipari. He's also served as head coach for one season in Philadelphia, for two seasons in Orlando and had a two game stint with Memphis after Marc Iavaroni was fired and Hollins took over. His record as a head coach is 73-146. Most recently, he worked under Mike D'Antoni in L.A.
Peter Vecsey has already reported that that Hollins may get Paul Westphal -- who gave Hollins his start -- as his lead assistant and Henry Bibby as an assistant. It's likely Joe Prunty will stay but he has other offers.
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