Even Houston coach Kevin McHale is caught up in the Miami Heat's winning streak, and he wouldn't mind seeing it continue against his former team.
Miami plays in Boston on Monday night, seeking its 23rd consecutive victory. The Heat beat Toronto 108-91 on Sunday to tie the 2007-08 Rockets for the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. Those Rockets were coached by Rick Adelman and McHale succeeded him in 2011.
McHale won three championships and was a seven-time All-Star during his time with the Celtics from 1980-93. He watched part of Miami's win on Sunday and would like to see the Heat keep it going in Boston.
''I'd kind of like to see the streak go a little bit, because it's so unique,'' McHale said before the Rockets played Golden State on Sunday night. ''It's cool and I think that everybody starts watching the NBA a little bit more. It's good for the league.''
McHale is impressed that the Heat's streak has lasted this long. He acknowledged that even his best Boston tea...