Kelvin Sampson

Houston Rockets Assistant

  • Born: 10/05/55
  • Age: 66
  • Height:
  • Seasons: 3

OU basketball mourns the loss of former assistant Lew Hill


Hill, who was an assistant during OU’s most recent Final Four run, passed away in his sleep just hours after coaching a game for UTRGV.

Making Sense of the Westchester Knicks


In a lengthy piece, Dakota Schmidt uses stats and video to make sense of the stacked Westchester Knicks roster

One-on-One with NBA Draft prospect Nate Hinton

In a TDS exclusive interview, Houston Cougars’ sophomore guard Nate Hinton opens up about preparing for the NBA Draft and what it means to be so close to a lifelong dream.

Replacing Mike D’Antoni: Three candidates the Rockets should consider


With Mike D’Antoni out, the Houston Rockets must find the right coach to help steer their franchise in the right direction.

Report: Indiana Pacers interested in Mike D’Antoni

The Pacers fired their coach and would reportedly like to hire Mike D’Antoni.

How Ex-Rockets assistant Kelvin Sampson laid the foundation for Robert Covington’s career

As an undrafted rookie, Robert Convington leaned on ex-Houston Rockets lead assistant Kelvin Sampson.

ESPN previews the SEC and makes their preseason predictions


There’s a lot of confidence in the Cats.

A brief primer on Houston Cougar basketball


From Phi Slama Jama to the Kelvin Sampson era, here’s some history on Ohio State’s Round of 32 opponent.

Introducing: POWERS and NUSSER, college basketball coach search firm


WSU doesn’t need to hire one of those fancy consultants to fill its vacancy. We’ve got Pat Chun covered.


Tired: Rockets can’t beat the Warriors. Wired: Rockets can’t beat the Warriors by 30.

We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter.

Quickies: Hurricane Harvey Relief Edition


Enes Kanter and others support the hurricane relief efforts, while Cal and UK are hosting a telethon.

Kelvin Sampson challenges college coaches to donate shoes and shirts to Hurricane Harvey victims


Houston’s head coach wants other coaches to donate 10 pairs of shoes and 20 shirts to those who lost everything.