Florida’s Donovan Agrees to Coach NBA’s Oklahoma City ThunderJay Beberman
University of Florida coach Billy Donovan, who won two national championships at the school, agreed to a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Donovan, 49, will replace Scott Brooks, who was fired by the National Basketball Association team last week.
“Billy has achieved an incredible level of success and experience within his 21 years as a head coach and has shown the unique ability to not only create but sustain an elite program,” Thunder General Manager Sam Presti said in a statement.
Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.