Found December 08, 2012 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Kevin McHale, who took a leave of absence November 10th to attend to his family, will reportedly rejoin the Houston Rockets tonight when they take on the Mavs in Dallas. McHale’s daughter, Sasha, passed away on November 25, and since then the Rockets have shown continuous support, attending her memorial service in Minnesota on November 28th, and wearing jersey patches and ribbons to honor her. The Rockets are 7-6 under assistant Kelvin Sampson, who has served as the interim coach in McHale’s absence. Kevin McHale will rejoin the Rockets tonight, source said. Don ‘t know if he’ll coach yet. — Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) December 8, 2012 Ran into Kevin McHale in hallway as he headed to practice court. Sure looked like he will coach tonight. Said he was thinking about it. — Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) December 8, 2012
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