Stories tagged: kelly olynyk
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 25, 2019
Former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk embracing his veteran role with Miami Heat, Canadian National Team
This season marks Kelly Olynyk’s third in Miami and seventh in the NBA, and the affable big man is drawing on his previous experiences to help younger teammates acclimate to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
The injury that sidelined Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk during a Wednesday exhibition with the Canadian national team in Toronto turned out to be nothing more than a bruised knee
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Brandon Clarke, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer are among the 29 players invited to the early August training camp in Toronto.
Mon., July 1, 2019
It took longer than expected and became bigger than anticipated, but the sign-and-trade transaction that delivered Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat is now a done deal.
Sun., June 30, 2019
The Dallas Mavericks are acquiring Kelly Olynyk and Derrick Jones Jr. from the Miami Heat, according to multiple reports.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
Gonzaga Legends: Kelly Olynyk happy to take a break from South Beach for a trip back to Spokane, Hoopfest
The Miami Heat forward has tried illustrating the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament to some of his less-familiar NBA teammates, but he insists it’s something they’d appreciate with their own …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019
On Thursday, June 27, former Zags basketball stars Kelly Olynyk, Steven Gray, David Pendergraft and Heather Bowman will headline the second “Gonzaga Legends” event at the Martin Woldson Theater at …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
Rui Hachimura became the third Gonzaga player ever named first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019
Sometimes a picture truly is worth 1,000 words. When Domantas Sabonis was asked how proud he is to see Gonzaga again ranked No. 1, the Indiana big man didn’t utter …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
The only thing that’s changed is the uniform. Domantas Sabonis roams the court, setting concrete screens, collecting rebounds, taking high-percentage shots, dunking followed by an occasional Sabonis’ flex/snarl. Just like …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Former Gonzaga teammates Kelly Olynyk and Kevin Pangos played key roles as Canada defeated Brazil 85-77 on Thursday in a FIBA World Cup Americas qualifier at Place Bell in Quebec.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018
Kelly Olynyk, the former Gonzaga standout, has found a higher calling for the locks that have defined his NBA career.
Mon., March 19, 2018
James Johnson scored a career-high 31 points, Kelly Olynyk added 30 off the bench and the Miami Heat set a franchise single-game scoring record by beating the Denver Nuggets 149-141 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018
Domantas Sabonis and Kelly Olynyk have new addresses this season and change seems to agree with the two former Zags.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
After the Boston Celtics, who he’d played his first four NBA seasons for, cut ties after last season, Kelly Olynyk had to decide where to play this season and beyond.
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 32 points in his rousing return to Boston, and the undermanned Miami Heat hung on for a 90-89 victory over the Celtics. On a night …
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
Kelly Olynyk is starting to find his groove with the Miami Heat. Miami’s training camp ended with a scrimmage where all facets of Olynyk’s game were on display, and the …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017
Former Gonzaga star Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, after ESPN first reported it would be …
Fri., June 9, 2017
Kelly Olynyk was an Academic All-American at Gonzaga and he revealed one of the reasons why during a recent public appearance. The Boston Celtics forward, speaking at an event honoring …
Tue., May 9, 2017
Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas can’t believe Draymond Green is calling anyone else a dirty player, let alone his Boston teammate Kelly Olynyk.
Mon., May 8, 2017
The Kelly Olynyk-Kelly Oubre Jr. battle continues to simmer, with the Wizards crowd chanting for the suspended Oubre and booing the non-suspended Olynyk throughout Sunday night’s Game 4. The reverse …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
When Przemek Karnowski was a freshman, he played 10.7 minutes per game behind Kelly Olynyk, Elias Harris and Sam Dower. When Domantas Sabonis was a freshman, he came off the …
Fri., June 24, 2016
This is Hoopfest’s weekend, but in the event’s DNA is a willingness to share, whether it’s with other causes or the avowed one: basketball.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016
Boston Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk has a right shoulder injury that will keep him out for about two weeks.
Fri., May 1, 2015
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge came to the defense of forward Kelly Olynyk for the play that injured Kevin Love. Ainge said the Cleveland forward was “a little over …
Mon., April 27, 2015
BOSTON – Kevin Love dislocated his left shoulder Sunday on what he said was a “bush-league” play. Cleveland’s power forward was injured in the first quarter of the Cavaliers’ 101-93 …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014
NBA: Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points, leading the visiting Boston Celtics to a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Avery Bradley had 15 points, and …
Sun., April 13, 2014
Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points and the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-99 on Saturday night. Avery Bradley also scored 25 points for …
Sun., March 16, 2014
Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge stood in the middle of a tunnel near the Orleans Arena court, waiting for the postgame celebration to conclude following Gonzaga’s win over BYU in …