Lionel Hollins backs Chris Paul

Updated: May 10, 2012, 9:25 AM ET
By Kevin Arnovitz | ESPN.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis coach Lionel Hollins backed off a comment he made on Monday night when he told a TNT sideline reporter that "Chris (Paul) does a good job of flopping."

"Flopping was the wrong word to use," Hollins said. "At that moment, I couldn't think of a better word. It was a first-quarter interview on national TV, but I retract that word. But he's good at drawing fouls and putting you in a position where he'll get you behind him and see you. He'll stop and make you run into ...

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