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KEVIN OLLIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kevin Ollie Wants To Stay At UConn For Length Of Contract

Kevin Ollie recently signed a five-year extension with UConn on the heels of Ollie leading the Huskies to the school’s second national title in four years. The extension will keep him in Storrs through 2018, and according to Ollie — who has received a ton of interest from NBA teams with head coaching vacancies — he plans on honoring the entire deal.  Kevin Ollie: “I have...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Ollie To Stay At UConn, Receives $3 Million Annual Contract Extension

For Kevin Ollie, it appears the NBA can wait. The Connecticut coach was rumored to be a hot commodity among NBA teams this offseason, but the 41-year-old will be remaining head man of the Huskies, according to a report by Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski.  Kevin Ollie has reached agreement on a $3 million annual contract extension at UConn, spurning the NBA, sources tell Yahoo Sports...
Via College Spun
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Lakers lure Kevin Ollie away from UConn?

An argument could be made the head coaching job of the Los Angeles Lakers is the best gig in the NBA. After all, only the Celtics franchise has more tradition. There’s the beautiful year-round weather in California and the beautiful people — i.e. Hollywood types — who hang out at Lakers games and with players. Thus the Lakers should have their choice of some of the biggest...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Ollie Tweets After Lakers Rumors Heat Up: “Don’t Believe Everything You Hear”

Kevin Ollie’s name has been connected to the Lakers opening before the job was even officially open, and many consider the Los Angeles native to be a favorite for the spot. This morning, reports came out that Ollie will meet with the team about the job in the coming weeks. While anything can happen, especially with one of the top jobs in pro sports, Ollie seems to be downplaying...
Via College Spun
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers To Reach Out To Kevin Ollie, John Calipari

The Los Angeles Lakers hope to "make a splash" with their eventual head coaching choice. The Lakers intend to reach out to Kevin Ollie and John Calipari to at least gauge their interest in the position. Mike D'Antoni stepped down as Lakers' coach on Wednesday. The Lakers could leave the position open in the short-term in case a potential free agent would consider signing with the...
Via RealGM
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mushnick: UConn head coach Kevin Ollie 'painfully deficient in fundamental, spoken grammar'

Never noted that UConn head coach was a poor public speaker. This morning Kevin Ollie is ripped by Phil Mushnick as part of his rip on the NCAA.To that endless end, it seems to bother a lot of emailing folks — especially Connecticut taxpayers — that UConn’s second-season, UConn-educated and graduated basketball coach, Kevin Ollie, as a representative of the State’s namesake...
Via Bob's Blitz
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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