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McHale: Rockets will monitor Howard's minutes

Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard may not be playing all the minutes he's used to seeing this upcoming season.  During Houston's media day, head coach Kevin McHale implied that he'll take a cautious approach with Howard's minutes this upcoming season. Here's what he told Calvin Watkins of  "Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale said Monday the team will monitor the workload...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 3: Kevin McHale, the Too-Good Samaritan

Not every trade has one winner and one loser, but boy oh boy some of them sure do. Throughout the month we’ll count down the ten most one-sided trades of the last ten years. The rankings are totally subjective, but this much is for sure: with each of these deals, one team really screwed themselves over, and one team gave themselves a gigantic vault towards glory. July 31, 2007...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale won't guarantee Ty Lawson a starting job

The Houston Rockets made a big splash when they acquired Ty Lawson from the Denver Nuggets this offseason. The Rockets had been rumored to add a playmaking point guard for years, and Lawson finally accomplishes that.With that being said, Rockets head coach Kevin McHale isn't going to exactly guarantee that Lawson will be his starting point guard on opening night, believe it or not...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson says head coach Kevin McHale 'keeps everything real'

A relationship between a team's point guard and the head coach is an important one, and it sounds like newly acquired Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson and head coach Kevin McHale are getting started on building something special.Lawson and McHale recently had dinner together, and Lawson came away impressed at his new head coach's demeanor. Here's what Lawson told Marc Berman...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/20/15

Kevin McHale was just an awesome basketball player.  He excelled at almost every facet of it.  The best post-up moves the league has ever seen (only Hakeem Olajuwon can argue this).  An amazing shot-blocker.  The ability to defend the quick forwards (this is you Dominique Wilkins, Bernard King) to centers (Kareem included).  Later in his career he even began shooting and hitting...
Via Celtics Life
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale explains not calling timeout on Rockets’ last possession (Video)

The Houston Rockets made a nice run at the end of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday to make it a 1-point game, and they had a chance to win the game on their final possession but they turned the ball over and lost 99-98 to fall behind 2-0 in the series....Read More
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

McHale to Clippers on edge in free throws: Quit hacking us

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale wasn’t content to only rip Matt Barnes on Thursday, as he delivered a snarky suggestion to  the Los Angeles Clippers over their bemoaning over the significant disparity between the amount of free throws the respective teams have attempted through the series’ first two games: Stop fouling Rockets players. “I heard...Read More The post Kevin...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Coach Kevin McHale Signs Contract Extension

Kevin McHale has one of the best teams in the NBA, a new freakishly gifted forward and now more than $12 million to play around with for the next three years, according to several reports. Merry Christmas to him. The Houston Rockets announced Wednesday that they had signed McHale, now in his fourth season as the team’s head coach, to a contract extension...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets News: McHale's job not in jeopardy

Despite his position at the center of a disappointing postseason performance, it appears that Kevin McHale's job as head coach of the Rockets is safe for the time being.By thepanamerican via Wikimedia CommonsA report by ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein cites information from team sources indicative of the organization's support for McHale. This is McHale's third year as the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Monday: McHale suppresses Minnesota memories

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. It hasn't warmed up much."...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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