Billy Donovan

Oklahoma City Head Coach Billy Donovan is welcomed to Chesapeake Energy Arena for the first time on May 01, 2015 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Source: Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Donovan Says Goodbye, Gators Move On With Coaching Search

It wasn’t a matter of if, but rather when former Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan would take a job coaching in the NBA.

05/04/2015

Billy Donovan the head coach of the Florida Gators gives instructions to his team against the Kentucky Wildcats during the quaterfinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Florida’s Billy Donovan Hired To Coach Oklahoma City Thunder

It didn’t take long for one of the newest NBA coaching vacancies to be filled.

04/30/2015

Head coach Billy Donovan of the Florida Gators  looks on during the first half of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on February 28, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida.  (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Gators Bump Donovan’s Salary To About $4M Annually

The Florida Gators basketball team has been one of the more consistent programs in the nation and that’s due in large part to their head coach.

04/02/2015

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No. 18 Florida Falls To Georgetown, 66-65 in OT

When Florida coach Billy Donovan walked into the postgame interview room shortly past midnight, he was not in a particularly good mood.

11/27/2014

Tonye Jekiri #23 of the Miami (Fl) Hurricanes reacts after a Hurricanes victory over the Florida Gators at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on November 17, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida.  (Source: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Rodriguez Comes Alive, Miami Upsets No. 8 Florida

The Miami Hurricanes basketball team has gotten its season off to a rousing start.

11/17/2014

Head coach Billy Donovan of the Florida Gators reacts during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal against the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hurricanes Head To Gainesville For Tough Road Matchup With Gators

Florida may have suffered a major setback while extending the country’s third-longest home winning streak.

11/17/2014

University of Florida

No. 7 Florida Opens Season With 68-45 Victory

Dorian Finney-Smith scored 15 points, Michael Frazier II added 12 and No. 7 Florida opened the season with a 68-45 victory over William & Mary on Friday night.

11/14/2014

GAINESVILLE, FL - MARCH 08: Patric Young #4 shakes hands with head coach Billy Donovan of the Florida Gators while being honored before the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on March 8, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Florida Unlikely To Repeat Last Year’s Feats

Florida’s record-setting run through the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA tournament last season will be difficult, maybe even impossible, to top.

10/30/2014

MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic

Donovan Not Guaranteeing He’ll Return Next Season

Donovan reiterated at the Southeastern Conference’s annual spring meetings Tuesday that he’s committed to the Gators, but left open the possibility of jumping to the NBA.

05/27/2014

MetroPCS Orange Bowl Classic

Florida’s Donovan Spoke To A Couple Of NBA Teams

Florida’s Billy Donovan has spoken to a couple of NBA teams about coaching vacancies, but adds that “I fully plan on being back” next season.

05/22/2014

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