via ESPN’s Marc Stein:
Brooklyn Nets, according to NBA coaching sources, have today formally requested permission to interview Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 3, 2013
This comes just hours after a radio interview where Lionel Hollins blasted Grizzlies management for giving him permission to interview with other teams. Hollins’s contract in Memphis officially expires June 30th.