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James Harden: Rockets have never been on same page since I got here

James Harden is still the face of the Houston Rockets, despite a tumultuous last season which saw his team tumbled from second to eight in the Western Conference, overwhelmed by the storyline of behind-the-scenes grumbling and discontent in the locker room. Of course, the firing of Kevin McHale didn’t help, but as the first few practices of the new season have begun, Harden has...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin McHale emerges as candidate for Kings job

The Sacramento Kings’ quest to fill their head coaching vacancy has officially gone up and under. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Monday, former Rockets head coach Kevin McHale’s interest in the Kings’ coaching job has advanced from exploratory talks to his emergence on the list of known candidates for the position. McHale, 58, has a career record of 232-185...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale goes on epic rant about NBA players resting

It’s a unique circumstance that surfaces around this time every season: With their playoff fates already determined, NBA teams opt to relegate their stars to the bench, giving them some much-needed rest before the grueling postseason begins. To rest or not to rest has been an especially hot topic this season, as the Golden State Warriors have had to balance their push for...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden’s triple-double keeps Rockets’ playoff hopes alive

After losing to the Utah Jazz at the Toyota Center on Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets knew that on Friday night, they had to beat the Eastern conference’s second-best team in to retain the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Coming into Friday’s game against the Toronto Raptors, Houston was riding a three-game losing streak, which culminated in that...
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale's wife Lynn destroys Rockets on Twitter

Kevin McHale was fired by the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, and it sounds like his own family didn’t see it coming any more than we did. McHale’s wife Lynn spent some time on Twitter Thursday mocking her husband’s former employer. She quickly came to her senses and deactivated her account, but not before all of the grenades she lobbed were preserved in screenshot form...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets plan to stick with interim coach for entire season

The Houston Rockets made the biggest early-season move when they fired head coach Kevin McHale, but the team plans to give J.B. Bickerstaff the reins for the rest of 2015-16 season. In an interview with ESPN’s Calvin Watkins, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander confirmed Bickerstaff will be evaluated at the end of the year. ESPN: Can J.B. win this job? Alexander: Of course he...
Via Sportsnaut
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Fellow NBA coaches baffled by Kevin McHale’s firing

The Houston Rockets shocked the NBA world on Wednesday morning by announcing the firing of head coach Kevin McHale, less than six months after he led the team to a Western Conference Finals berth. The 57-year-old McHale, who had been coach of the Rockets since 2011, is a highly respected member of the basketball fraternity,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rocket relaunch: Searching for Kevin McHale’s replacement

Did the Houston Rockets fire Kevin McHale too early? That’s a legitimate question, but it’s a separate conversation. Daryl Morey has already made a decision. He now has to plot his next move and, accordingly, determine the future of this organization. The interim coach of the Rockets, taken from the pool of McHale’s assistants, represents the starting point for this discussion...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale reportedly fired by Rockets

The Houston Rockets have fired head coach Kevin McHale, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The news comes as a shock this early in the season, though the Rockets have struggled mightily as of late and lost their last four games. McHale had been the head coach in Houston since 2011. He went from winning 34 games in his first season — which was shortened...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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

By Jason Rowan 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 them...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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