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New York Post
Carmelo: No reason for Knicks fans to boo me at MSGKnicks decide to stage a video montage for Anthony’s return. With Phil Jackson
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Knicks decide to stage a video montage for Anthony’s return. With Phil Jackson gone, chances are enhanced. Thunder coach Billy Donovan, a Long Islander, said Anthony’s Garden visit will be the bigger event. “I always felt when you play against... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in OKC debuts for George, Anthonythe Thunder to get away with shooting poorly early. “I thought in the first ha
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
the Thunder to get away with shooting poorly early. “I thought in the first half we had really good looks,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “We didn’t shoot the ball well. The thing with us was our defense. I was really pleased with that.” STAT... Read more
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TSN
Westbrook has triple double, Thunder rout Knicksthe Thunder to get away with shooting poorly early. "I thought in the first ha
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
the Thunder to get away with shooting poorly early. "I thought in the first half we had really good looks," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "We didn't shoot the ball well. The thing with us was our defence. I was really pleased with that." STAT... Read more
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New York Post
‘No more Knicks talk’: Carmelo gets closure with emphatic ‘W’16, when the Thunder invade the Garden. “I think because it was opening night,
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
16, when the Thunder invade the Garden. “I think because it was opening night, he was jacked up tonight,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “I always felt when you play against your former team, it’s always more emotional when you have to go... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Westbrook opens season with triple-double as Thunder rip Knicksthe Thunder to get away with shooting poorly early. "I thought in the first ha
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
the Thunder to get away with shooting poorly early. "I thought in the first half we had really good looks," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "We didn't shoot the ball well. The thing with us was our defense. I was really pleased with... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Five teams that have a chance of toppling the Warriorsthree could work harmoniously. Westbrook needs to dominate the ball to be effe
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
three could work harmoniously. Westbrook needs to dominate the ball to be effective, but George doesn’t. If Thunder coach Billy Donovan can convince George to be more of a spot-up shooter or outlet for Westbrook when the MVP gets into the lane... Read more
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TSN
TSN.ca's Northwest preview: Can the Thunder's Big 3 make it rain?is likely all ears. So then it’s incumbent upon the Thunder to make hay while
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
is likely all ears. So then it’s incumbent upon the Thunder to make hay while the sun shines. In Westbrook and George, Billy Donovan has two of the league’s elite scorers at his disposal and a starting five (Westbrook, Andre Roberson, PG13,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Kent Taylor: Winning championships brought power, money, adoration to PitinoAgain, seemingly slighted with a No. 4 seed, they beat Tom Izzo, Draymond Green
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
Again, seemingly slighted with a No. 4 seed, they beat Tom Izzo, Draymond Green and Michigan State, and then knocked off Billy Donovan and Florida to earn a trip to New Orleans. There they faced John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats. Anthony Davis... Read more
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Perth Now
Heal hammers Westbrook over gibeisn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against Oklahoma City even harder, Thunder coach Billy Donovan confirmed his Big Three — Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George — would see more court time on... Read more
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Perth Now
NBA super team braces for United’s bulliesgo, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
go, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and organisation they are.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan was undecided how many minutes his three stars would play against Melbourne. Westbrook made a successful... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
At the end of Pitino's Louisville line, a look back at the ridehave gone on to be coaches haven’t had a record of NCAA trouble. Pitino is, li
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
have gone on to be coaches haven’t had a record of NCAA trouble. Pitino is, like all of us, flawed. Still, he helped shape Billy Donovan and Tubby Smith and Jamal Mashburn and dozens of other quality people who took what he taught them and went on... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Who will be the (2nd) best team in the NBA?offensively for three- to four-minute stretches – but giving him anything more
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
offensively for three- to four-minute stretches – but giving him anything more than that would be reckless. If head coach Billy Donovan staggers Westbrook’s and George’s minutes, George will have significant time as the primary ball handler as... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
For Rick Pitino, harsh end to Hall of Fame careerthe Bluegrass in March 1987 at Freedom Hall in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Re
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
the Bluegrass in March 1987 at Freedom Hall in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Regional Pitino beat Alabama’s best team with Billy Donovan, Delroy Brooks and a string of Providence players you don’t remember. He followed that by dispatching... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Rick Pitino was not supposed to exit this waythe Bluegrass in March 1987 at Freedom Hall in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Re
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
the Bluegrass in March 1987 at Freedom Hall in the NCAA Tournament Southeast Regional Pitino beat Alabama’s best team with Billy Donovan, Delroy Brooks and a string of Providence players you don’t remember. He followed that by dispatching... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Russell Westbrook's Thunder was a one-man band. Now he's conducting an all-star ensemble.Thunder now has the ability to offer the kind of varied attack every coach desi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Thunder now has the ability to offer the kind of varied attack every coach desires. Those options beg questions of Coach Billy Donovan, about how he'll handle the rotations and how he can find enough shots to keep all three stars happy. Everyone... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Inside the New Superstar Reality of the NBAit is tested late in a game and it's decided who will be steering the team in t
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
it is tested late in a game and it's decided who will be steering the team in the closing moments. That's up to head coach Billy Donovan. "When you have this many new players, it takes time for people to get to know each other," Donovan says.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Oklahoma’s Westbrook seeks ultimate team prizehave to play quick. If he passes it to you and you’re open and you don’t shoot
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
have to play quick. If he passes it to you and you’re open and you don’t shoot it, he’ll get mad at you.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan isn’t worried about how his three key players will gel. “The thing that’s great about those guys is they are... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NBA: Thunder coach defends Russell Westbrook from ‘easy to defend’ claimsState Warriors reportedly thought his aggressive style was “easy to defend.” A
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
State Warriors reportedly thought his aggressive style was “easy to defend.” ADVERTISEMENT However, Thunder head coach Billy Donovan believes otherwise, claiming his star point guard is quite the handful for elite defenses in the... Read more
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give me sport
OKC coach hits out at claims that Russell Westbrook is easy to guardOKC coach Billy Donovan dismisses claims that Russell Westbrook is easy to guar
give me sport / Posted 8 days ago
OKC coach Billy Donovan dismisses claims that Russell Westbrook is easy to guard | GiveMeSport Your default site has been set for 7 days Official online NBA destination in the UK OKC coach Billy Donovan dismisses claims that Russell Westbrook is... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NBA Preview Roundtable: Full 2017-18 awards predictionsand will be given credit when the Mavericks rebound and make it back to the pla
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
and will be given credit when the Mavericks rebound and make it back to the playoffs. COACH OF THE YEAR Smith Billy Donovan. Assuming the Thunder don’t implode (which I don’t expect at all), he should get a ton of credit for finding... Read more
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give me sport
Russell Westbrook appears to take swipe at Kevin Durant over Thunder bashingcontinues below Durant wrote in a tweet that was later deleted: "(Durant) didn
give me sport / Posted 12 days ago
continues below Durant wrote in a tweet that was later deleted: "(Durant) didn't like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan. His roster wasn't that good, it was just him and (Westbrook)," and "Imagine taking Russ off that team, see how... Read more
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NZCity
Adams helps Thunder overcome Melbourne- were not intimidated by a star-studded NBA side including Russell Westbrook.
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
- were not intimidated by a star-studded NBA side including Russell Westbrook. United pushed the Thunder so hard coach Billy Donovan was unable to rest his starters during the pre-season game, with Paul George and Carmelo Anthony both playing... Read more
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Perth Now
How Melb United almost made historyUnited fought tooth and nail for supremacy against Oklahoma City. Picture: AP
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
United fought tooth and nail for supremacy against Oklahoma City. Picture: AP United pushed the Thunder so hard, coach Billy Donovan was unable to rest his starters during the pre-season game, with George (22 points) playing 39 minutes, Anthony... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Melbourne United pushes NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder to limitNBL tweet: Proud doesn't even begin to describe what we're feeling right now T
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
NBL tweet: Proud doesn't even begin to describe what we're feeling right now The visitors pushed the Thunder so hard coach Billy Donovan was unable to rest his starters during the preseason game, with George (22 points) playing 39 minutes, Anthony... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
NBA MVP humbled by Aussie battlersthe same way. Before the start of the final quarter a courtside reporter for ES
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
the same way. Before the start of the final quarter a courtside reporter for ESPN was relaying what messages Thunder coach Billy Donovan had passed on to his team, and she referred to Melbourne as a “European team”. Not exactly. Some Americans... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NBA MVP humbled by Aussie battlersthe same way. Before the start of the final quarter a courtside reporter for ES
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
the same way. Before the start of the final quarter a courtside reporter for ESPN was relaying what messages Thunder coach Billy Donovan had passed on to his team, and she referred to Melbourne as a “European team”. Not exactly. Some Americans... Read more
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News.com.au
NBA MVP humbled by Aussie battlersthe same way. Before the start of the third quarter a courtside reporter for ES
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
the same way. Before the start of the third quarter a courtside reporter for ESPN was relaying what messages Thunder coach Billy Donovan had passed on to his team, and she referred to Melbourne as a “European team”. Not exactly. Some Americans... Read more
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Canberra Times
NBA superstar Russell Westbrook joins 'Team New Zealand' ahead of Melbourne United gamelikes of Westbrook and the other Thunder starters are due to play longer minute
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
likes of Westbrook and the other Thunder starters are due to play longer minutes in Monday's game with Thunder coach Billy Donovan forecasting he could play his leading players well into the third quarter after barely using them after... Read more
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Perth Now
OKC coach backs Prather’s NBA aspirationsSTAR Melbourne guard Casey Prather has only had a pre-season taste of the NBA,
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
STAR Melbourne guard Casey Prather has only had a pre-season taste of the NBA, but Thunder coach Billy Donovan believes he is still capable of cracking the world’s best basketball competition. And Donovan should know. He coached Prather at the... Read more
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The Age
NBA superstar Russell Westbrook jokes on joining "Team New Zealand" ahead of Melbourne United gamelikes of Westbrook and the other Thunder starters are due to play longer minute
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
likes of Westbrook and the other Thunder starters are due to play longer minutes in Monday's game with Thunder coach Billy Donovan forecasting he could play his leading players well into the third quarter after barely using them after... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NBA superstar Russell Westbrook jokes on joining "Team New Zealand" ahead of Melbourne United gamelikes of Westbrook and the other Thunder starters are due to play longer minute
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
likes of Westbrook and the other Thunder starters are due to play longer minutes in Monday's game with Thunder coach Billy Donovan forecasting he could play his leading players well into the third quarter after barely using them after... Read more
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Herald Sun
Westbrook to United: ‘I ain’t expecting s**t’isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against Oklahoma City even harder, Thunder coach Billy Donovan confirmed his Big Three – Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George – would see more court time on... Read more
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Herald Sun
OKC coach backs Prather’s NBA aspirationsSTAR Melbourne guard Casey Prather has only had a pre-season taste of the NBA,
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
STAR Melbourne guard Casey Prather has only had a pre-season taste of the NBA, but Thunder coach Billy Donovan believes he is still capable of cracking the world’s best basketball competition. And Donovan should know. He coached Prather at the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
OKC coach backs Prather’s NBA aspirationsSTAR Melbourne guard Casey Prather has only had a pre-season taste of the NBA,
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
STAR Melbourne guard Casey Prather has only had a pre-season taste of the NBA, but Thunder coach Billy Donovan believes he is still capable of cracking the world’s best basketball competition. And Donovan should know. He coached Prather at the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Westbrook to United: ‘I ain’t expecting s**t’isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against Oklahoma City even harder, Thunder coach Billy Donovan confirmed his Big Three – Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George – would see more court time on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Westbrook to United: ‘I ain’t expecting s**t’isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
isn’t fazed by Westbrook’s pregame chat To make Melbourne’s challenge against Oklahoma City even harder, Thunder coach Billy Donovan confirmed his Big Three – Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George – would see more court time on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oklahoma City Thunder could be at full strength for Melbourne United clashassists while Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in 17 minutes and Steven Adams
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
assists while Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in 17 minutes and Steven Adams eight points in 20 minutes. Thunder coach Billy Donovan said post game he was still to decide if his leading players would play bigger minutes against Melbourne. "We... Read more
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Herald Sun
NBA super team braces for United’s bulliesgo, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
go, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and organisation they are.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan was undecided how many minutes his three stars would play against Melbourne. Westbrook made a successful... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NBA super team braces for United’s bulliesgo, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
go, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and organisation they are.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan was undecided how many minutes his three stars would play against Melbourne. Westbrook made a successful... Read more
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News.com.au
NBA super team braces for United’s bulliesgo, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
go, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and organisation they are.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan was undecided how many minutes his three stars would play against Melbourne. Westbrook made a successful... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
NBA super team braces for United’s bulliesgo, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
go, I don’t know exactly who is on the team. “But I know the type of team and organisation they are.” Thunder coach Billy Donovan was undecided how many minutes his three stars would play against Melbourne. Westbrook made a successful... Read more
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The Age
Oklahoma City Thunder could be at full strength for Melbourne United clashassists while Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in 17 minutes and Steven Adams
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
assists while Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in 17 minutes and Steven Adams eight points in 20 minutes. Thunder coach Billy Donovan said post game he was still to decide if his leading players would play bigger minutes against Melbourne. "We... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oklahoma City Thunder could be at full strength for Melbourne United clashassists while Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in 17 minutes and Steven Adams
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
assists while Carmelo Anthony scored nine points in 17 minutes and Steven Adams eight points in 20 minutes. Thunder coach Billy Donovan said post game he was still to decide if his leading players would play bigger minutes against Melbourne. "We... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Thunder's Big 3 lead way in 102-91 win over Pelicanshe spent a lot of time at home focusing on his newborn son. Now that Westbrook
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
he spent a lot of time at home focusing on his newborn son. Now that Westbrook is back to basketball, Thunder coach Billy Donovan can start figuring out how to blend the stars' skill sets. "That's the thing with Coach," George said. "He sat... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Chris Chiozza Hopes to be More Than a Buzzer-beaterhas fostered his ability to improve as a basketball player, he says. When White
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 16 days ago
has fostered his ability to improve as a basketball player, he says. When White took over the team in 2015, he replaced Billy Donovan, who coached Chiozza for his Freshman year. Chiozza stated that White’s coaching is an improvement over his... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Florida Basketball Media Day RecapIn just two years, Mike White has gone from the mid-major coach who was bound t
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 17 days ago
In just two years, Mike White has gone from the mid-major coach who was bound to be overshadowed by the Billy Donovan era to one of the University of Florida’s premier coaches. It’s never easy to replace a living legend, but White’s success on the... Read more
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SportingNews
New beginnings for Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George in preseason debutsaid with so many new faces in the group, their focus is about finding rhythm a
SportingNews / Posted 17 days ago
said with so many new faces in the group, their focus is about finding rhythm as they build a new team. "Coach [Billy Donovan] is trying to tie myself in, trying to tie Melo in. And besides us two, there's a lot of new faces in this... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' starters to play more minutes during shorter preseasonout. We use this primarily as getting a good film session, tomorrow understand
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
out. We use this primarily as getting a good film session, tomorrow understand what we need to do better." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said he will have to rely on his veterans, especially Russell Westbrook who has been out after treatment on his... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida coach Mike White tempers Elite Eight expectations a bitluck, success is now the expectation for coach Mike White as he enters his thir
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
luck, success is now the expectation for coach Mike White as he enters his third season at UF. But White, who replaced Billy Donovan in 2015, is determined not to let outside pressure affect how he runs his program. "It's good for our fans,... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Florida Basketball Media Day RecapIn just two years, Mike White has gone from the mid-major coach who was bound t
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 18 days ago
In just two years, Mike White has gone from the mid-major coach who was bound to be overshadowed by the Billy Donovan era to one of the University of Florida’s premiere coaches. It’s never easy to replace a living legend, but White’s success on the... Read more
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