Sources say that Milwaukee Bucks They were interviewed University of Houston Head coach Kelvin Sampson for their vacant head coaching position.
Sampson has had a colorful coaching career, including spending six seasons at the National Football League NBA As an assistant coach, three of them have been with the Bucks.
Sampson has been one of the most successful coaches in the United States college basketballHe holds a record of 232-74 (. 758) during his time in Houston. His teams have reached the Sweet 16 four times in a row, including a trip to the Final Four in 2021. Houston was also ranked No. 1 in the country for much of the 2022-23 season.
He has had a long coaching career, with previous stops at IndianaAnd Oklahoma And Washington state, and overall, he holds the record of 657-301 (.686). Sampson also spent three seasons with the Houston Rockets As an assistant from 2011-14.
John Horst, general manager of Sampson and the Bucks, has a previous history, having worked together in Milwaukee from 2008 to 2011. Horst is now looking for a new head coach after moving in a different direction from previous head coach Mike Bodenholzer, who spent five seasons with the Bucks, and Sampson in this mixture.
There are other assistant coaches in mind – Charles Lee (Milwaukee), Kenny Atkinson (Golden State), Scott Brooks (Portland), Adrian Griffin (Toronto), Chris Quinn (Miami), Kevin Young (Phoenix) as well as the previous one Charlotte Hornets Coach James Borrego, according to sources.
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