Report: Kevin Ollie To Stay At UConn, Receives $3 Million Annual Contract Extension
For Kevin Ollie, it appears the NBA can wait. The Connecticut coach was rumored to be a hot commodity among NBA teams this offseason, but the 41-year-old will be remaining head man of the Huskies, according to a report by Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Kevin Ollie has reached agreement on a $3 million annual contract extension at UConn, spurning the NBA, sources tell Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 19, 2014
It was reported last week that Ollie, if he was to go to the NBA, wanted more than the 5 year, $25 million deal Steve Kerr accepted with Golden State. He was previously making just more than $1 million a year at Connecticut.