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Former Gator Hoops Assistant Anthony Grant Now Leads Dayton Basketball

Former Gator basketball assistant Anthony Grant joined the Sportscene with Steve Russell Show to discuss his remarkable season as head coach of the Dayton men’s basketball team. Grant’s background Grant was an assistant coach at Florida under Billy Donovan from 1996-2006.  Grant went on to become head coach at Virginia …

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Billy Donovan on possible NBA return and UF naming court after him

Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan joined Sports Scene with Steve Russell on Tuesday to discuss a potential NBA return and his reaction to UF renaming its basketball court after him. Gators court named after Donovan At Florida, Donovan led the Gators to a 467-186 record with six SEC …

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NBA players continue to cope with COVID-19

As COVID-19 becomes ever more present in the United States, more NBA players cope with the disease as each day passes. One of the more prominent examples of this is Minnesota Timberwolves player Karl-Anthony Towns. Towns’ took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce his mother is in a coma after …

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More Cases Affect the NBA

The coronavirus is taking the world by storm, with no exception for sports leagues across the nation. The National Basketball Association announced a season hiatus after Utah Jazz all-star center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus. The Utah Jazz was about to enter tip-off against the Oklahoma Thunder last …

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Coming Soon: Billy Donovan Court

Billy Donovan, 19-year head coach of the Gator Men’s Basketball team, will be honored Saturday night when the University of Florida basketball court gets a new name. The floor of Exatech Arena will be known as “Billy Donovan Court” as of tomorrow night. The dedication will take place when the …

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Donovan and OKC Rising Above Expectations

Billy Donovan has the Oklahoma City Thunder at what some would say a surprising 33-22 record. The Thunder won last night, defeating Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans. The Thunder are now in 6th place in the Western Conference standings at the All-Star break. 8th consecutive road victory (ties …

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Magic Fall to Thunder Again

They looked for some payback on home court. They didn’t get it. The Orlando Magic made a game out of their matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but fell short in the 120-114 loss. They had the lead once the whole game. It last for one minute and 11 seconds …

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Russell Westbrook Returns to OKC, Chris Paul and Thunder Steal the Show

The Oklahoma City Thunder dealt Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets this offseason in one of the summer’s biggest deals. Last night, he returned to OKC for the first time since his departure to receive a standing ovation from Thunder fans. The Thunder even honored him with a tribute video …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Court to be Named After Billy Donovan

The Gators Men’s Basketball team announced that Florida’s basketball court will be named after former head coach Billy Donovan. Donovan’s Florida History Donovan was hired to be Florida’s men’s basketball coach in March of 1996. Over the next 19 seasons, he led the Gators to a 467-185 record during his …

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Revamped Thunder looks for success

After an entire decade of winning no fewer than 45 games per season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have got some work to do. The Thunder had to go through a heartbreak this past summer. The team was forced to say goodbye to Paul George when he transferred over to the …

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