If you're an NBA team in need of a head coach and you want to hire Kevin Ollie, there's one thing you can do: Show him the money.
According to a report by the Akron Beacon-Journal, the Connecticut coach wants a contract bigger than the one given to Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr.
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Kerr, who has been a broadcaster for Turner Sports since 2010, was given a 5 year, $25 million deal by Golden State to coach the Warriors. It is his first head coaching gig. Kerr was the Phoenix Suns general manager from 2007-10.
So it should come as no real surprise that Ollie wants more money. He is, after all, a more accomplished coach, winning a national championship with the Huskies this past season, his second at the helm of the Connecticut program.
There are five NBA teams still looking for head coaches.