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Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie
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  • Manuel Nails It; Everybody's A Winner In Ollie Deal

    Manuel Nails It; Everybody's A Winner In Ollie Deal
    This is a good deal for Kevin Ollie. This is a good deal for UConn. Beyond that, this is a wise deal struck by Warde Manuel. I would argue that the UConn athletic director might be the biggest winner of all in this. If we are to fixate on a number, 16...
  • Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list

    Lakers coaching search: Add North Carolina's Roy Williams to list
    The Lakers' coaching list keeps growing. North Carolina Coach Roy Williams has been added as a candidate. It's not the first time Williams will have been approached by the Lakers. He was not interested in coaching them in 2004 after Phil Jackson's first...
  • Five-Corner Defense: Ollie, Auriemma To Visit Pentagon

    Five-Corner Defense: Ollie, Auriemma To Visit Pentagon
    Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy. UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. "These pre-eminent coaches lead...
  • Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update

    Ollie Sends Reassuring Tweet To UConn Fans, But No Update
    UConn coach Kevin Ollie used Twitter to diffuse talk of his moving to the NBA. "Don't believe everything you hear!!" he tweeted about 2 p.m. Tuesday. "Only meeting I have is with my team on Thursday at Gampel. We are preparing every day for greatness!!!"...
  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • George Karl expects phone call from Lakers regarding coaching position

    The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself. "Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The NBA playoffs advanced to the second round, but the Lakers have been on vacation for almost a month. Jodie Meeks completed his degree at the University of Kentucky, graduating over the weekend. Nick Young received votes for the NBA sixth man of the...
  • Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet

    Another Day, Another NBA Opening, No UConn-Ollie Deal Yet
    There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday. This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'

    Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'
    The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while. "We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to¬†Lakers.com on Monday. Coach Mike...
  • UConn Men After Final Four Berth; Michigan State Stands In Way

    UConn Men After Final Four Berth; Michigan State Stands In Way
    NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it. "The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
  • Astronaut's epic selfie and the best and worst selfies of the Internet

    Astronaut's epic selfie and the best and worst selfies of the Internet
    Love them or hate them, it seems that selfies aren't going anywhere.  Taking out your phone to take a picture of yourself during a life milestone (if you count standing half naked in front of your bathroom mirror a life milestone) has become second...