Kevin Ollie Signs Contract Extension With UConn, Likely Out As NBA Coaching Candidate

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The 2014 national champion UConn Huskies heard all the buzz surrounding their young head coach, Kevin Ollie, and his potential jump to the ranks of NBA head coaches.

They have decided to respond with their checkbooks.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the university has reached a deal with Ollie that will more than double his yearly salary going forward:

Wojnarowski also points out that, while the Los Angeles Lakers were mentioned as a potential landing spot for Ollie, the team never actually reached out to him or the university:

Chat Sports will have more on this developing story as additional information is made available.


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