Head coaches Tony Dungy and Billy Donovan became close when Donovan made his first jump to the NBA in 2007.
New Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan was formally introduced Friday, calling his jump from the University of Florida to the NBA an "exciting challenge."
Thunder forward Nick Collison will return to normal offseason activities in four to six weeks.
The Thunder had big plans to improve their offense but Scott Brooks ultimately could not fully execute them. The task now falls to Billy Donovan.
Kevin Durant said Thursday he's "excited" about the Thunder hiring Billy Donovan as their next coach and dismissed any notion that Donovan's lack of NBA experience is a concern.
ESPN.com's NBA Front Office convenes to discuss the hiring of Billy Donovan as the new head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. What does the former Florida coach bring to the team?
Jeff Goodman spoke with Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino about former player and protégé Billy Donovan. The Louisville head coach believes Donovan is the 'perfect fit' for the Thunder.
With Billy Donovan officially taking the Thunder job, ESPN Stats & Information takes a look at the challenge Donovan has ahead of him.
Former Florida Gators coach Billy Donovan has signed a multiyear deal to be the next coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Our writers break down the hiring of Billy Donovan by the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are nearing an agreement with Billy Donovan on a multiyear deal that will make the two-time NCAA title winner their new coach, according to league sources.
Billy Donovan is leaning strongly toward taking the Oklahoma City Thunder coaching job, according to sources in both the pro and college game.
Sources say the Thunder have formally entered into advanced discussions about their vacant coaching job with Billy Donovan. One source said "the job is Donovan's to lose."
Thunder GM Sam Presti reportedly views Boston's Brad Stevens as the model for what he wants in his next head coach.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have formally commenced discussions about their vacant coaching job with Florida coach Billy Donovan, according to league sources.
All employees must put the team philosophy first ahead of any individual goals.
Tom Thibodeau brushed aside speculation about his future, most recently as a potential candidate for the Thunder job.
ESPN.com's NBA Front Office convenes to discuss the firing of Scott Brooks by the Oklahoma City Thunder. What is the way forward for OKC, and what type of replacement should they target?
LeBron James looks back at his performance in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston in 2012.
The Thunder have come a long way under Scott Brooks, but his dismissal is all about taking a big step toward the future -- and keeping Kevin Durant.