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Classic catches up with Lionel Hollins

Updated: April 20, 2001, 8:21 PM ET
By Phillip Lee | Special to ESPN Classic

Lionel Hollins, a 6-3 guard, played two years at Dixie Community College in St. George, Utah, before finishing his college career at Arizona State University. Hollins averaged almost 17 points per game over two seasons as a Sun Devil. He was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers with the sixth pick overall in the 1975 NBA draft. A year later, Bill Walton, Maurice Lucas and Hollins led the Blazers to their first-ever and only NBA championship. After 10 seasons in the NBA, Hollins decided to call ...

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