In line with the New York Instances, there’s a rising perception across the NBA that the Magic are favoring Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson for his or her subsequent head coach.
No staff has saved its teaching search quieter than Orlando, however there’s a rising perception amongst league insiders gathered in Chicago this week that College of Houston coach Kelvin Sampson has emerged because the Magic’s prime goal
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) Might 16, 2018
Sampson has been the pinnacle coach at UH because the 2014 season and took the Cougars to the spherical of 32 within the NCAA Event in 2018. The 62-year-old has an 83-48 document in his most up-to-date publish and led the staff to a 27-Eight document in 2017-18.
The top man at Houston additionally has expertise within the NBA. Previous to his time with the Cougars, he was an assistant for the Rockets from 2011-14 and earlier than that he labored with the Bucks from 2008-11.
The Magic fired head coach Frank Vogel after ending the season with a 25-57 document.