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Forward Jeff Adrien agrees to one-year deal with Rockets

Free-agent forward Jeff Adrien has agreed to a one-year, league-minimum deal with the Houston Rockets, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Houston coach Kevin McHale has been an advocate of Adrien's rugged inside play. The Rockets signed him, along with center Joey Dorsey, to complement the team's bench strength. Adrien played with Charlotte and Milwaukee during the 2013...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Kevin McHale a Good Coach?

When the Houston Rockets announced the hiring of Kevin McHale as their head coach at the beginning of last season, the consensus in Houston was that is was a bad hire.  He did not have a very good track record as a head coach or talent evaluator.  The hire seemed like a reach or a gap bridge for the future coach.   The upside was that the Rockets would finally be REALLY bad and...
Via Pass The Pill
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale not happy with Daryl Morey

Kevin McHale is clearly ready to lead a team to the playoffs and coach a winner.  The man was part of great Celtic teams and is very competetive.  Losing his entire power forward rotation was not what he had in mind during the trading deadline, and his frustration is starting to show.  This morning on In the Loop AM610, John Lopez (@LopezonSports) mentioned how McHale was not...
Via Pass The Pill
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
HEARTFELT HUG

McHale, Garnett share emotional embrace

The Boston Celtics lost to the Houston Rockets 101-89 on Friday night, but that hardly seemed to matter to one of the NBA’s most competitive players. Kevin Garnett and other Celtics personnel approached Rockets coach Kevin McHale following the game to give him their support. McHale returned to the Rockets just five days ago after nearly a month away from the team. McHale took...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2012  |  2 Comments
CLASSY GESTURE

Mavs welcome McHale back

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.

Via Next Impulse Sports
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets to honor coach McHale's daughter

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets coach Kevin McHale loses his daughter to Lupus

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. Please Click Here To Read This Story
Via Players View
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale Loses 22-Year-Old Daughter, Sasha, to Lupus

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...
Via NESN.com
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss
RIP

McHale's daughter passes away

Kevin McHale's 22-year-old daughter, Sasha, has passed away after a battle with a condition related to lupus.

Via RealGM
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss
STEPPING AWAY

McHale taking leave of absence

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. 

Via NESN.com
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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