Former Indiana University coach Kelvin Sampson has agreed to become a Milwaukee Bucks assistant under Scott Skiles, a person with knowledge of the hiring told The Associated Press on Friday.
The person, who requested anonymity because Sampson has not yet signed a contract, said Sampson is expected to sign with the team as soon as later in the day.
It's a second chance for Sampson, who resigned as the Hoosiers' coach Feb. 22 and accepted a $750,000 buyout after an NCAA report charged him with five major NCAA rules violations.
Skiles' interest in Sampson as an assistant was reported by espn.com last week.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Knicks vs. Jazz Prediction Listed as a double-digit favorite, are the Jazz laying too many points to the Knicks tonight at 10:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Bucks vs. Kings Prediction Is the over the best play on the board tonight when the Kings host the Bucks at 10:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Cavs vs. Nuggets Prediction Are the Cavs a great play as a road favorite tonight in Denver or will the Nuggets pull off the small upset at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Thunder Prediction Will the under cash for bettors when the Thunder host the 76ers as double-digit favorites tonight at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Hawks vs. Wizards Prediction Will tonight's Hawks and Wizards matchup at 8:00PM ET be high-scoring for bettors?

NBA Team Pages