UConn fans will be startled to read the following passage from a Yahoo Sports reportabout the job security of Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks:

"Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie would be a candidate for the Thunder's coaching job if it opens, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Ollie was a teammate with [Kevin] Durant and Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City and he's an individual whom [general manager Sam] Presti holds in high esteem."

This isn't the first time Ollie has been linked to the head coaching job in Oklahoma City, where he last played in 2010 to wrap an NBAcareer that spanned 11teams in 13 seasons.





Read the complete Yahoo Sports story here.

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