Bucks assistants Darvin Ham and Charles Lee are candidates for NBA head coach

Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham has been linked with NBA head coaching positions.

As in previous years, Milwaukee Bucks assistants Darvin Ham and Charles Lee are hearing their names associated with NBA head coaching gigs. The price of success often includes assistant coaches getting bigger jobs, and it’s not the first time Ham and Lee have sparked interest.

According to Athletic’s Shams Charania, Ham will get a second in-person interview with the Charlotte Hornets and is a strong candidate for the job. Charania also mentions that former Bucks head coach Terry Stotts is also in the running for the job, and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said. former Nets coach Kenny Atkinson will also get a second look.

Ham, 48, first caught Bucks fans as a high-flying member of the 2001 Bucks team that advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. He’s been an assistant under Mike Budenholzer since 2013, first with the Atlanta Hawks and then with the Bucks as the franchise enjoyed a string of successes, including the 2021 NBA title.

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