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Sport Magic eyeing Houston's Kelvin Sampson for head coaching job, report says

23:45  16 may  2018
23:45  16 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Magic fired Frank Vogel after the season and may be looking to the collegiate ranks for the next leader of their team.

The Magic are keeping their search for a new head coach very close to the vest, but they may be favoring a man from the college ranks. According to the New York Times, there is a growing belief around the NBA that the Magic are favoring Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson for their next

The Magic are keeping their search for a new head coach very close to the vest, but they may be favoring a man from the college ranks.

According to the New York Times, there is a growing belief around the NBA that the Magic are favoring Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson for their next head coach.

Sampson has been the head coach at UH since the 2014 season and took the Cougars to the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament in 2018. The 62-year-old has an 83-48 record in his most recent post and led the team to a 27-8 record in 2017-18.

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University of Houston coach Kelvin Sampson appears to be a top candidate for the Orlando Magic ' s head coaching vacancy. While Sampson may seem like an out-of-left-field target for the Magic , he has a link to Weltman as well — Sampson was an assistant coach in Milwaukee several years ago

University of Houston coach Kelvin Sampson , who led the Cougars to the NCAA Tournament this season for the first time since 2010, is being mentioned as a possible candidate for the vacant job with the Orlando Magic , according to an online report Wednesday. Marc Stein of the New York Times

The head man at Houston also has experience in the NBA. Prior to his time with the Cougars, he was an assistant for the Rockets from 2011-14 and before that he worked with the Bucks from 2008-11.

Kelvin Sampson looking at the camera© (Getty Images) Kelvin Sampson

The Magic fired head coach Frank Vogel after finishing the season with a 25-57 record.

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The Pistons finished 2017-18 with a 39-43 record and missed the playoffs for a second straight season. They parted ways with president of basketball operations and head coach Stan Van Gundy in early May.

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