Sports Hollins doesn't plan to limit Nets veterans' minutes Nets head coach Lionel Hollins talks to reporters during his introductory press conference on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Barclays Center. Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery By SCOTT FONTANA email@example.com @Scott_Fontana Updated August 23, 2014 11:16 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Kevin Garnett ought to like this: Nets coach Lionel Hollins has no intention on limiting his time on the court, or that of any of his other veterans for that matter, in the upcoming season. "Everyone's going to play whatever minutes they deserve to play," Hollins told amNewYork while observing the U.S. men's basketball team practice at the PNY Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Hollins' designs on a meritocratic system of using his players in his first season at the helm in Brooklyn could lead to an expanded role for Mason Plumlee. The 24-year-old center, currently competing for a spot on Team USA, said his expectation for himself is a "breakout" second NBA season. Hollins would love for that to happen, and suspects Plumlee's role with the Nets will increase. "I hope it will," Hollins said, "but until we get started, you never know." By SCOTT FONTANA firstname.lastname@example.org @Scott_Fontana Scott has been amNewYork's sports editor since 2012 and has more than a decade of experience covering sports. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.