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Sampson, Snyder on multiple wish lists

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07:03 AM ET 05.20 | Kelvin Sampson, more than five years after leaving the college head coaching ranks, has become a hot property on the NBA circuit. [Sampson] is in the mix for four of the six NBA head coaching openings. Sampson, 57, has interviewed for the vacant positions at both Milwaukee and Charlotte, and is expected to interview for the openings in Philadelphia and Phoenix this week, a source close to the situation told CBSSports.com. Sampson was forced to resign at Indiana in February 2008 for making impermissible phone calls. ... [Ex-Missouri head coach Quin Snyder] is also on the radar for multiple openings, a source told CBSSports.com. Snyder was forced to resign at Missouri in 2006 amid an NCAA investigation.

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May 20, 2013  07:25 AM ET

WHO?

May 20, 2013  08:03 AM ET

Who do these guys think they are? John Calipari?

May 20, 2013  08:31 AM ET

Two scandalous former college coaches are in the running for an NBA coaching job? Mind as well bring back Isiah.

May 20, 2013  08:33 AM ET

Heard very good things about Sampson. However except for the Cavs (who already hired Brown), none of the HC openings sound interesting. Mostly bottom-feeders.

May 20, 2013  08:34 AM ET

And this is a story because?

May 20, 2013  08:56 AM ET

Has Sampson learned how to keep players in line? According to Eric Gordon, a lot of his teammates at IU were more concerned about smoking weed than playing basketball

 
May 20, 2013  03:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Heard very good things about Sampson. However except for the Cavs (who already hired Brown), none of the HC openings sound interesting. Mostly bottom-feeders.

So true. But Snyder? Really? Either one of them probably can get in the door and win a handful more than the last guy. Gotta have talent on these teams too.

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