Oklahoma City Thunder
The 49-year-old Donovan led Florida to two national championships, four Final Fours, seven Elite Eights and 14 NCAA Tournament berths in 19 years.
Starting in 2010-11, Brooks led the team to the Western Conference Finals three out of four years, and the Thunder reached the NBA Finals in 2012.
On Wednesday night, Oklahoma City will need a win at Minnesota, plus a victory by the San Antonio Spurs at New Orleans, to get into the postseason.
The Dallas Mavericks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 135-131.
Thunder star Kevin Durant has had successful bone graft surgery for a fracture in his right foot.
Reigning MVP Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery next week to deal with a fractured bone in his right foot, and he will miss the rest of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Friday.
General manager Sam Presti says Durant still has pain in his right foot and will remain out indefinitely. Durant will see specialists to determine the next step.
Chandler Parsons scored 31 points, Rajon Rondo had 13 assists, and the Mavericks rallied in the third quarter for a 119-115 victory against the Thunder on Monday night.
Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime Wednesday night.
In his first outing since being voted NBA All-Star Game MVP, Russell Westbrook had 34 points to help the Thunder defeat the Mavericks by a score of 104-89 on Thursday night.
Nowitzki matched his season high with 30 points, including 10 in the final 5 minutes, Chandler Parsons added 26 and the Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 Sunday night.
Westbrook had 34 points and 11 assists, and ignited a decisive run in the fourth quarter to help Oklahoma City beat San Antonio 114-106 on Thursday in a fiery Western Conference Finals rematch.