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Kevin Ollie

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  • 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┬áLakers.com on Monday. Coach Mike...
  • UConn's Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery; Duke Game Close

    UConn's Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery; Duke Game Close
    UConn's Amida Brimah will have surgery Friday to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, which will require a four- to five-month rehabilitation process. UConn released a statement: "While the condition was not severe enough to warrant surgery...
  • Prof Tries Yelling To Enlighten Evolution Denier

    We all remember when UConn was infamous for a strutting, screaming maniac, fists balled, spewing profanity. But it used to be the basketball coach, not the anthropology professor. In 2014, the coach is Kevin Ollie, a reserved fellow who keeps his head...
  • Daniels To Enter NBA Draft; Boatright Returning To UConn

    Daniels To Enter NBA Draft; Boatright Returning To UConn
    Friday was decision day at UConn regarding the NBA draft, and the Huskies got some good news and some bad news. DeAndre Daniels, who played the best basketball of his career during UConn's run to the national championship, decided to leave college on...
  • DeAndre Daniels to enter NBA draft; Harrison twins staying at Kentucky

    DeAndre Daniels to enter NBA draft; Harrison twins staying at Kentucky
    DeAndre Daniels, a 6-foot-9 junior forward from Connecticut, announced Friday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the NBA draft while twins Aaron and Andrew Harrison of Kentucky said they have decided to play another year in college. Daniels,...
  • Academic Progress: Two Smart Decisions In Storrs

    Academic Progress: Two Smart Decisions In Storrs
    DeAndre Daniels announced Friday that he is entering the NBA draft. Ryan Boatright announced he is staying at UConn for his senior season. They made the correct decisions. The two three-pointers in a 102-second span that turned Florida's 16-4 lead...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot

    Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you. There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...