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HOUSTON (AP) -- The daughter of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has died at 22.
The death of Alexandra "Sasha" McHale was announced by the team Sunday. No other details were released.
Kevin McHale, a former University of Minnesota player who was with the Minnesota Timberwolves in either a front office or coaching capacity from 1994-2009, has been on leave since Nov. 10 to deal with what the team called a personal family matter.
Rockets owner Leslie Alexander said in a statement that he extends his "deepest condolences" over the loss of the McHales' "beautiful daughter." He called Kevin and wife Lynn "loving and dedicated parents who will need our continued support throughout this very difficult time." He said the "entire organization is mourning."
Kelvin Sampson has been the interim coach. There is no timetable for Kevin McHale's return.
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Kevin McHale‘s daughter, Alexandra “Sasha” McHale, died Saturday afternoon, according to reports.
Sasha, 22, had been hospitalized since Nov. 10 with lupus, according to USAToday.com. McHale took an immediate leave of absence from the Rockets, where he is the head coach, that same day for what was called a “personal family matter” at the time.
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Players View would like to offer Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale and his family our thoughts and prayers. McHale lost his daughter Alexandra “Sasha” McHale on Saturday afternoon.
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Kevin McHale's 22-year-old daughter, Sasha, has passed away after a battle with a condition related to lupus.
The Houston Rockets will wear a green band on the shoulder of their uniforms in memory of Sasha McHale, Rockets coach Kevin McHale's daughter, who died Saturday after a battle with Lupus, the Houston Chronicle reported. Green was her favorite color.
McHale is on a leave of absence and there is no timetable for his return. Assistant coach Kelvin Sampson is coaching the team in...
The daughter of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has died at 22.
The death of Alexandra ''Sasha'' McHale was announced by the team Sunday. No other details were released.
Kevin McHale has been on leave since Nov. 10 to deal with what the team called a personal family matter.
Team owner Leslie Alexander said in a statement that he extends his ''deepest...
Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale has not been on the sidelines since November 10th. Originally, the media believed something within the team and his position were at stake. That leave of absence has just been more than that. According to the Houston Chronicle via the LA Times, Kevin McHale’s daughter passed away this past weekend.
Kevin McHale has been on leave since...
Kevin McHale took a leave of absence from his team to be with his ailing daughter Alexander “Sasha” McHale who was battling Lupus, on Saturday she passed away at the age of 23. “I extend my deepest condolences to Kevin and Lynn for the loss of their beautiful daughter, Sasha, [...]
Alexander "Sasha" McHale, daughter of Kevin McHale, has passed away at the age of 22.
Sasha McHale has long battled lupus and had been hospitalized with a related condition.
“I extend my deepest condolences to Kevin and Lynn for the loss of their beautiful daughter, Sasha, on Saturday afternoon,” Rockets owner Leslie Alexander said in a statement on Sunday...
Celtics Green would like to extend prayers and sincere sympathy to the family of former Celtics great Kevin McHale on the loss of their daughter, Sasha. McHale had taken a leave of absence from the Rockets earlier this month for personal reasons.
The Houston Rockets have released the following statement:
"I extend my deepest condolences to Kevin and Lynn for the loss...
Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale’s daughter Alexandra “Sasha” McHale passed away on Saturday at the young age of 23.
McHale has been on a leave of absence since Nov. 10. His daughter “Sasha” had been battling Lupus, a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.
Sasha McHale, 22, dies after long battle with lupus The Houston Chronicle has reported this morning that the daughter of former Boston Celtics Hall of Famer, and current Houston Rockets head coach, Kevin McHale, has passed away. Alexander “Sasha” McHale was 22 years old, and had long been battling lupus. She was hospitalized this [...]
On a holiday weekend where we are giving thanks for all the goodness in life, prayers are sent to the family of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale. McHale’s 22-year old daughter, Alexandra “Sasha” McHale passed away on Saturday from complications of lupus, an auto-immune disease. Kevin McHale took a leave of absence from the [...]
On Saturday former Celtics great and current Houston Rockets’ head coach Kevin McHale lost his daughter Sasha to Lupus.
She had been battling the disease since Nov. 10, when her father took a leave of absence from the Rockets to be with his wife Lynn and their four other children. Former Rocket and current Celtics guard Courtney Lee remembered his time with McHale in his stint...
The Houston Rockets are coming off a resounding victory on the court, but the organization has since suffered a far more significant loss.
With coach Kevin McHale still away following the death of his 23-year-old daughter, the Rockets play on Tuesday night against Kyle Lowry and the visiting Toronto Raptors.
Kevin McHale has been away from the team since Nov. 10, and Alexandra...