7 Kings Players who became coaches after their playing careers ended 

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6. Bobby Jackson

Over his twelve seasons in the NBA, Bobby Jackson played for the Kings twice—once between 2000 and 2005 and then again in the 2008-09 season. During his first stint with the team, he won the Sixth Man of the Year award. So far, he is the only Kings player to take home that honor, but Malik Monk might change that soon. 

Jackson quickly became a fan favorite in Sacramento and was a big part of the team’s playoff success in the early 2000s as they came within just one game of going to the NBA Finals. 

Fittingly, Jackson retired as a Sacramento King, playing his last NBA game in 2009, just one season after being traded back to his former team. 

Shortly after, he started as an assistant coach with the Kings in 2011 and stayed there until 2013. After that, he joined the Minnesota Timberwolves as a player development coach for a while before returning to the Kings organization once again. 

This time, he came back to take over as the Stockton Kings’ head coach in the G League. In 2023, he left the Kings to take a job as assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers, making way for Lindsey Harding to make history in Stockton.