Kevin Ollie just won his first National Championship as coach at UConn and now the conversation will shift to how much longer can we expect Ollie to be a college coach.
Kevin Ollie has instantly become one of the hottest coaching commodities in basketball. According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN Insiders, NBA GM are in love with Kevin Ollie and his potential as a future NBA coach.
“It’s just a matter of time,” said one NBA general manager. “The league will come calling. He’s a great communicator and has a calm demeanor. This win alone, however, doesn’t just tilt the scale. It breaks it.”
“He would be excellent,” another GM said following Monday night’s victory. “He’s a stud. He understands the NBA, he’s a leader, has faced adversity and fought through it.”