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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma

    Ollie: UConn Talks 'Progressing;' Gets Award With Auriemma
    NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change. "I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
  • Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick

    Mitch Kupchak hopeful for draft lottery success, open to moving pick
    The NBA opened its annual draft combine in Chicago on Thursday. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak was on hand to observe and meet with a number of prospects for June's NBA draft, armed with a rare lottery pick. "We have not been in [the lottery]...
  • DeAndre Daniels Heeds Ollie's Advice At NBA Combine

    CHICAGO — DeAndre Daniels hopes to follow Kevin Ollie's advice and "separate himself" from the crowd of players available in the NBA draft. "He always preaches doing the small things," Daniels told the Chicago Tribune on Thursday after a day of...
  • At NBA Combine, Shabazz Napier Brimming With Confidence

    At NBA Combine, Shabazz Napier Brimming With Confidence
    Much of the NBA draft is about upside and projection. Accomplished, proven, four-year players like Shabazz Napier can fall by the wayside. The heart and soul of UConn's national-championship team averaged 21.2 points in the NCAA Tournament, yet has more...
  • UConn's Manuel Confident Talks With Ollie On Right Path

    UConn's Manuel Confident Talks With Ollie On Right Path
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie, Warde Manuel and Susan Herbst were at the XL Center on Friday to talk about the state's big coup — luring the American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament. The event was highlighted by the unveiling of the...
  • Kevin Ollie, a target for NBA teams, negotiating contract with UConn

    Kevin Ollie, a target for NBA teams, negotiating contract with UConn
    With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Connecticut's Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation. Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told the Hartford Courant on Friday....