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  1. UConn Huskies' Kevin Ollie has helped change the perception of cr...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Kevin Ollie learned how to coach by sitting on benches across the NBA. Now, he has the UConn Huskies ready to defend their title.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  2. College coaches Bill Self, John Calipari haven't been contacted f...

    Andy Katz

    Kentucky's John Calipari and Kansas' Bill Self told ESPN on Monday that it'd be extremely difficult for either to leave their current high-profile college jobs for an NBA opening and both added that they haven't been contacted during this latest frenzy.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  3. Who's the favorite to be next Lakers coach?

    Joe Kaiser

    Some of the names who were thought to be top candidates earlier this month no longer appear to be the front-runners, from UConn coach Kevin Ollie (signed new deal at UConn) to Kentucky coach John Calipari (has shot down rumors and speculation). Wh...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  4. What would it take? Kevin Ollie

    C.L. Brown

    Editor's note: Some coaches' names always seem to come up for other jobs. But what would it take for them to actually leave? This week, we'll look at the names most often mentioned. Today, we look at UConn's Kevin Ollie. Ollie played for Jim Calho...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  5. Kevin Ollie is on the verge of signing a contract extension worth...

    Andy Katz

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie and the university are on the verge of finalizing a new five-year contract that will pay Ollie close to $3 million a year, a source with direct knowledge of the talks told ESPN Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  6. Knicks looking at Fred Hoiberg

    Ian Begley

    Phil Jackson may be dipping in to the college ranks for the next Knicks head coach. ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard reported Thursday that Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg is on the Knicks' radar. Hoiberg and UConn's Kevin Ollie are two...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  7. Connecticut Huskies coach Kevin Ollie says he's not looking for j...

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie says he's listening to job offers, but isn't looking to leave Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  8. Digging into the Lakers' coaching search

    Dave McMenamin

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the market to hire the 25th head coach in franchise history, and now, several weeks after the job became available, it seems as if there are 25 candidates to fill the position. The Lakers have still not reached out to...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  9. When Ollie will start talking to NBA teams

    Nick Borges

    Kevin Ollie's stock is very high at this time with Connecticut winning the NCAA title and he has been listed as a possible candidate for several NBA head coach vacancies. He and his agent have not spoken to any NBA teams, but that could change. Co...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  10. Kevin Ollie to meet with Lakers?

    Nick Borges

    Kevin Ollie's name quickly hit the rumor mill soon after Mike D'Antoni and the Los Angeles Lakers announced their split. ESPN.com's Andy Katz reported UConn and Ollie would begin negotiations to at least double his salary and the talks are likely ong...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  11. Kevin Ollie of Connecticut Huskies has earned respect

    Dick Vitale

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie's stock is on the way up -- and he's earned it by rolling up his sleeves and working hard.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  12. How interested is Ollie in the Lakers?

    Joe Kaiser

    ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne reported Thursday that the Los Angeles Lakers intend to reach out to UConn coach Kevin Ollie to gauge his interest in the job. Ollie, along with Kentucky coach John Calipari and Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  13. Los Angeles Lakers plan to court Kevin Ollie of UConn Huskies, Jo...

    Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne

    The Los Angeles Lakers plan a drawn-out and exhaustive search to replace coach Mike D'Antoni, but sources close to the process insist that they hope to "make a splash" with their eventual hire.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  14. UConn's DeAndre Daniels leaving for NBA draft

    UConn junior forward DeAndre Daniels is heading to the NBA draft, but guard Ryan Boatright will return for his senior season, the school announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  15. The next wave of head-coaching prospects

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Job security is a touchy subject in a league where coaches and executives are hired to be fired and the average player's career is less than five years. But the dismissal of nearly half the NBA's head coaches last season was enough to send a shock wa...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  16. LeBron James praises Connecticut Huskies coach Kevin Ollie

    LeBron James remembers just about every detail from his days playing alongside Kevin Ollie in Cleveland, including that the newly crowned coach of the NCAA champions wore No. 12.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014