Report: UH head coach Kelvin Sampson is Orlando's frontrunner in coaching search

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UH Cougars head coach Kelvin Sampson has been reportedly linked to the vacant head coaching job with the Orlando Magic. (KTRK)

As the Orlando Magic look to fill their coaching vacancy, a familiar name has emerged as the team's prime target.

According to NBA writer Marc Stein, University of Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson has emerged as the frontrunner in the Magic's coaching search.

Sampson has worked previously with Magic President Jeff Weltman in Milwaukee.

This year, Sampson led the Cougars to a 27-8 overall record and a NCAA Tournament victory.
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