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Kevin McHale Explains His “Beefs” With James Harden

The former Rockets head coach wanted Harden to play more defense and to get down the court more. Former Houston Rockets head coach and rumored fashion icon Kevin McHale detailed the “beefs” he has with James Harden in a GQ interview published yesterday. The anecdotal spat over defense is predictable. Harden put in little defensive effort in the past two seasons and the reported...
Via The Dream Shake
16 hours ago

Isaiah Thomas becomes sixth Celtic to break 2,000-point mark in season

Isaiah Thomas has had a fantastic season.The All-Star point guard has piloted the Boston Celtics to the No.1 spot in the Eastern Conference while leading the league in fourth-quarter scoring.And during the Celtics’ game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, Thomas added another accolade to his incredible season.Thomas scored 20 points during the first half and with the final...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Seton Hall-Arkansas ends in controversy after flagrant foul call

The Seton Hall-Arkansas game sure ended in controversy after a Seton Hall player was called for a flagrant foul that all but sealed the victory for eighth ranked Arkansas.With just 18 seconds left, Desi Rodriguez pushed Jaylen Barford in an attempt to foul Barford and send him to the foul line. And then Seton Hall would hope to get a chance to either tie or win depending on the shots...
Via The Comeback
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Harden explains what went wrong with him and Dwight Howard

James Harden and Dwight Howard were teammates on the Houston Rockets from 2013-2016 and reached the Western Conference Finals together, but the pairing did not pan out as hoped.Harden and Howard clashed, and the Rockets’ poor start to last season resulted in the firing of Kevin McHale. Howard left for Atlanta in free agency over the offseason, while Houston hired Mike D’Antoni...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 02, 2017  |  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

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
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