Frank Hamblen (1947-2017)

October 4, 2017

Former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach, Frank Hamblen has passed away. He was 70. A longtime assistant to Phil Jackson, Hamblen was a member of seven championship teams over a career that spanned 42 years in both the NBA and ABA. A native of Terre Haute, Indiana, Hamblen, who is a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, attended Syracuse University from 1966 to 1969 and was named team captain during his senior season. He coached for six NBA teams during his career and was beloved my many within the basketball community.