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KEVIN OLLIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

UConn Men's Insider: Bonds Formed In Philly Carry On Today

Coaches go against former players, assistants, protégés, rather frequently in sports, but there is something a level above and beyond when Larry Brown and Kevin Ollie are on opposite sides.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
1 day ago

Ollie Mixes Up Lineup Again, With Good Results

STORRS – Kevin Ollie is still searching for that right combination. Against Tulane on Sunday, he did a 180-degree turn, and started Phil Nolan in place of Terrence Samuel – a "big" lineup.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
6 days ago

Ollie Seeking 40 Minutes Of Focus Against Tulane

UConn is running out of opportunities to do big things with this basketball season. Coach Kevin Ollie is still stressing the need to do the little things first.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
7 days ago

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: Ollie wants more money than Kerr to go to NBA

If this report is true, Kevin Ollie is one confident man. According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, if Ollie decides to leave UConn for the NBA, he’ll want a contract larger than what Steve Kerr signed with the Golden State Warriors. One source with knowledge of at least one team’s coaching search said Ollie will want a contract larger than the five-year, $25 million...
Via Thacover2
May 17, 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

Report: Ollie talking new contract but will listen to NBA

The University of Connecticut is working hard to sign Kevin Ollie to a long-term deal before the Lakers or some other NBA team swoops in to steal him. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Ollie and Huskies have started the groundwork on a new contract, despite not ruling out the NBA. Sources: Kevin Olllie has started new contract talks with UConn, but hasn't ruled out listening to...
Via Thacover2
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Players Congratulate Kevin Ollie And UConn on NCAA Title Win

The UConn Huskies were crowned national champions after a 60-54 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats Monday night. They were led by head coach Kevin Ollie, who has done a spectacular job with this ball club. Point guard Shabazz Napier led the way for UConn with 22 points (8-of-16 from the field) six rebounds and three takeaways. Napier had no conscience in the first half, shooting...
Via Basketball Bicker
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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