NBA career was short-lived, only lasting one season. Donovan began his coaching career by rejoining Rick Pitino yet again as an assistant at the University of Kentucky.
...Donovan left Kentucky to become the Head Coach at Marshall in 1994.
After two successful seasons at Marshall, Donovan
took over Florida's basketball program in 1996.Other notable players from the 1987 USBL season include Tyrone "Mugsy" Bogues, Michael Brooks, Steve Burtt, Tony Campbell, Don Collins
, Mario Ellie, World B. Free, Ralph Lewis, Andre Moore, Dave Popson, Andre Turner, and Eddie Lee Wilkins.