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Report: UConn's Kevin Ollie Wants A Larger Contract Than Steve Kerr To Coach In The NBA

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. 

[Akron Beacon-Journal]