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Tough times for NBA coaches
Despite leading his team to the Western Conference finals, Lionel Hollins won't be retained as coach of the Grizzlies. That's notable on its own, but consider this: He's one of three coaches this season, along with George Karl (Nuggets) and Vinny Del Negro (Clippers), to lead his team to its best-ever NBA regular season win total, and then be shown the door. Which coach least deserved to be let go? Which vacant NBA job would best suit Hollins next season? Vote below!
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NBA Playoff Pick 'Em
The Spurs are back in the NBA finals, awaiting the winner of Heat-Pacers. Who'll advance out of the East to face San Antonio? And which team will take home the Larry O'Brien trophy?
NBA Playoffs: Grizzlies, Heat win
Two of the NBA's four conference finalists are set, as the Grizzlies eliminated the top-seeded Thunder in the West and the Heat outlasted the determined Bulls in the East. Miami was expected to advance this far, while Memphis is more of a surprise. Will the Grizzlies reach the franchise's first NBA Finals? Will they meet the Heat? Vote below!