| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:23 PM
STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium.
It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:54 PM
STORRS — When Kevin Ollie grabs the microphone at Gampel Pavilion, you never know what's going to come out.
The last time, on March 5, he guaranteed the Huskies would return and hang up a banner. On Friday night, at First Night, the 2014...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Erik Spoelstra has entered training camp the past two seasons with a mantra of "letting go," that even from NBA championships, you have to move on.
Saturday, when training camp opens at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat will have no other...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:11 AM
The All Pro Sports Shabazz Napier Camp was in full force on July 28. Napier hosted the camp and taught fundamentals of basketball to youth.
"I'm letting them know this is basketball and it's made to be fun," said Napier. "Later on in life they'll...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:20 PM
KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears.
And his dream is alive.
"I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson said...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Not many basketball programs can celebrate their history the way UConn does.
Not many have the history UConn has, or history-maker that keeps players coming home.
"I can't wait to just be around the guys again," Kevin Ollie said. "We always share some...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:45 PM
UNCASVILLE — Before Rudy Gay could get a sentence out, Andre Drummond snuck up from behind and grabbed his shoulders.
"That's my new teammate right there," Gay said. "We have little side bets in games. I bet him $100 he couldn't block my shot ...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — A year ago, Steve Enoch of Norwalk was a relatively unknown basketball prospect — even within Connecticut.
"I worked hard all last summer," Enoch was saying Friday morning as he and other top recruits were gathering in the Bronx...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:09 AM
AVON – Had a chance to talk to Kevin Ollie today at Jim Calhoun’s charity golf tournament, the culmination of a weekend of activities for the former Huskies.
My topic was “championship hangover,” with the Huskies soon to get back...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
From The Dream Season to the Hungry Huskies, more than three dozen players and coaches from various UConn men’s basketball teams will gather at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night for Jim Calhoun’s Charity All-Star Classic.
Some names listed on...