If the Rockets’ remaining regular-season games are not already solely about playoff readiness, they soon will be.
The team has all but clinched the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference and the home-court advantage in the first round that comes with it. With no major chance to move up or down in the seedings, the focus turns to when Pat Beverley and Dwight Howard will begin working...
Dwight Howard and Pat Beverley will not play on Sunday when the Rockets host Denver at 6 p.m., coach Kevin McHale said after practice on Saturday.
“They will play when they are ready and I don’t know when that will be, but I know it won’t be tomorrow,” McHale said.
Howard, who has missed the last four games with a left ankle strain, said he ran on the treadmill and has...
Like many other big men across the NBA, Omer Asik is not a good free throw shooter. The Houston Rockets center has hit just 60% of his free throws this season, which is an improvement upon his career mark of 54%. I’m pretty sure the worst free throw of Asik’s career came on Tuesday night […]
On Tuesday night, the Rockets lost to the Nets without Dwight Howard. Omer Asik, who’s actually been playing very well as of late, replaced him in the starting lineup. The Turkish center pulled down a terrific 23 boards in the game, but managed to airball a free throw, which hilariously surprised his coach, Kevin McHale.
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Sometimes NBA head coaches are men of few words and before the start of today’s Miami Heat-Houston Rockets game, Houston’s head coach Kevin McHale decided to keep his words brief.
Check out the full transcript of his pregame interview with shows only a one-word answer tracked down by Miami Herald writer Joseph Goodman:
Complete transcript of Kevin McHale's pregame interview…...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Another return. Another slew of Kevin McHale one-liners in regard to his 15 years in the Timberwolves' front office.
The latest exchange, following Houston's shootaround Monday morning:
Reporter 1: "Is it special when you come back here, or have you been back here enough?"
McHale: "I've been back here enough. It's cold. I know that much...
Kevin McHale returned to coach the Rockets on Saturday for the first time since the tragic death of his 23-year-old daughter. The Mavericks each took the time to welcome him.
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 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.
Rockets owner Leslie Alexander...
The Rockets announced on Saturday that their head coach will be taking a leave of absence from the team for reasons not yet made public.