Frank Hamblen

American basketball player and coach

Frank Alan Hamblen, II (April 16, 1947 – September 30, 2017)[1] was an American basketball coach and scout. He played college basketball at Syracuse. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was known for being the assistant coach of the Denver Rockets and for the Milwaukee Bucks. He was also the interim coach for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Hamblen in 2008

Hamblen died on September 30, 2017 of cardiac arrest in San Diego, California at the age of 70.[2]


  1. Marcus, Jeff (28 April 2003), "Hamblen, Frank A., II", A Biographical Directory of Professional Basketball Coaches, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 9781461726531
  2. Tribune-Star, Andy Amey /. "UPDATE: Frank Hamblen was a revered NBA basketball coach". Terre Haute Tribune-Star.

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