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Kevin Ollie, a target for NBA teams, negotiating contract with UConn
Kevin Ollie, a target for NBA teams, negotiating contract with UConn

With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Connecticut's Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation. Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told the Hartford Courant on Friday. A source close to Ollie also said that the UConn coach would listen if an NBA team approached him, but none have done so yet. Ollie is reportedly on the Lakers' list of potential candidates to replace Mike D'Antoni, who resigned Wednesday. It is obvious that a new contract would give Ollie, 41, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season, a very large raise, which a source said would more than double...

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