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Kevin Ollie reportedly a candidate to replace Thunder's Scott Brooks
Kevin Ollie reportedly a candidate to replace Thunder's Scott Brooks

Scott Brooks' tenure as Oklahoma City Thunder coach could be on shaky ground, and it appears there's a possible successor waiting in the wings. According to SportsNet New York, Connecticut Coach Kevin Ollie is considered a "serious" candidate for the job if the Thunder part ways with Brooks. Last week, Yahoo Sports reported the Thunder brass was evaluating whether to bring back Brooks for the final year of his contract. Ollie, who played his final NBA season with the Thunder in 2009-10, has posted a 72-33 record with Connecticut since taking over as head coach from Jim Calhoun. He guided the Huskies to a national championship in 2014. During team exit...

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