For as long as John Calipari is alive and well, there will be rumors of him going to the NBA and/or teams being interested in hiring him.
After turning down interest from the Cleveland Cavaliers and New Orleans Pelicans in the past year, the last team to come after Cal may be he Sacramento Kings. A possible reunion with DeMarcus Cousins could make this a tempting offer, but having total control of the team would be the most attractive part of what they're reportedly offering.
According to a report from Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the Kings are looking into Cal possibly coaching the team and working as the general manager. Woj even reports Calipari is talking with owner Vivek Ranadive about the offer:
The Sacramento Kings are probing University of Kentucky coach John Calipari about his interest in taking over the franchise's front-office and coaching jobs, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Calipari has been communicating with owner Vivek Ranadive and other members of the Kings ownership group in recent weeks, league sources said. Calipari has listened to scenarios with which the Kings could offer him complete control of the franchise's fledgling basketball operations to go along with coaching, league sources said.
For the most part, Calipari has rebuffed NBA job offers while at Kentucky, but this sounds like it would be one, if not the best offer Cal has ever gotten if it is indeed to be the Kings' coach and GM, giving him full control over the team.