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Timing Is Everything: Why Billy Donovan Won’t Go To the Oklahoma City Thunder

The last time a Florida coaching icon left for the pros, it came as a distinct shock… but it did happen. Steve Spurrier, having coached the Gators on the gridiron for 12 seasons (1990-2001), bolted for the NFL’s Washington Redskins in January of 2002. Naturally, the move wasn’t hard to explain: Spurrier wanted to scratch that NFL itch and see what the pro game was all about...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal: Billy Donovan will ‘definitely’ leave Florida for NBA

Billy Donovan has been linked t0 a few NBA teams. But will he actually leave Florida? His former player Bradley Beal seems to think so. Your browser does not support iframes. Beal on Dan Patrick Show: I agree with the rumors. I think he’ll definitely leave. He won’t pass up that opportunity too many times Donovan’s... The post Bradley Beal: Billy Donovan will ‘definitely’...
Via The Garbage Time
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal: I think Billy Donovan is ‘definitely’ headed to NBA

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal knows Billy Donovan better than most people. Considering Beal played under Donovan at Florida during the 2011-2012 season, you might be inclined to listen to his opinion on whether Donovan will leave the Gators for the NBA. During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” this week, Beal said he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida’s Billy Donovan Could Emerge As Serious Candidate To Replace Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks

Billy Donovan to the NBA is a storyline that seems to pop up every college basketball offseason. It’s the middle of April – the 2014-15 season has been done for more than a week – so here we are again.  According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Florida coach could emerge as a serious candidate to replace the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks, if he were to...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida’s Billy Donovan might be headed to the NBA

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. University of Florida’s long-tenured head coach, Billy Donovan, is said to be looking for...
Via Athlon Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Donovan reportedly wants to coach in NBA

Billy Donovan nearly made the jump to the NBA eight years ago before changing his mind and returning to Florida, but now it sounds like he is ready to give it a serious go in the association. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Thursday that there is a growing sense among NBA executives that Donovan wants to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Donovan’s New Contract Extension Details Released

Billy Donovan signed a new contract extension with the Florida Gators. Here are the details of his revamped deal.
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida’s Billy Donovan Campaigns For Anthony Grant To Keep His Job At Alabama

Following Alabama’s loss to Florida in the SEC Tournament this afternoon, many believe Anthony Grant’s time with the Crimson Tide will soon be over. The 48-year-old coach has been leading the program since 2009, compiling a 116-83 record and making the NCAA Tournament once (in 2012).  Billy Donovan is not among the people who think Grant should be fired.  The Gators’ coach...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Releases Celebratory Video After Billy Donovan’s 500th Career Victory

The Florida Gators’ men’s basketball team won their 14th game of the season Saturday, defeating Tennessee, 66-49. There was a much more important number reached thanks to the victory, though.  500.  The win was Billy Donovan’s 500th of his career, as the Gators’ coach improved his career record to 500-204 after the defeating of the Volunteers.  Florida released a celebratory...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida’s Chris Walker suspended first three games of the season

Florida basketball fans were thrilled to hear that sophomore-to-be Chris Walker, who many believe is a first-round NBA talent, would be returning for his second season in Gainesville. It looks like they’ll have to wait a few weeks to actually see him on the court, however. Wednesday, head coach Billy Donovan announced that Walker has been suspended for the team’s first three...
Via College Spun
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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