Lionel Hollins takes reins of Nets

Updated: July 7, 2014, 4:29 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- His predecessor might have wanted added responsibility, but Lionel Hollins made it abundantly clear during his introductory news conference Monday that he wants to be only the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

Nothing more.

After Jason Kidd's failed power play and abrupt departure to Milwaukee, it sounds like Hollins is going to bring some much-needed stability to a franchise that has looked quite dysfunctional lately.

"That's all I want to do. I'm a basketball ...

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