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Past painful reminder of current Rockets' woes

HOUSTON They still blow kisses to Mario Elie around here. In restaurants, at the grocery store, wherever. They still remember, because they need to. Elie had made a 3-pointer to put the Rockets ahead in the final seconds of the 1995 Western Conference Finals, and he blew a kiss at the San Antonio Spurs' bench. Seventeen years later, Rockets fans are still blowing it back....
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlesimo, Elie named Nets assistant coaches

The New Jersey Nets have finalized their coaching staff, hiring P.J. Carlesimo and Mario Elie as assistants. The Nets announced the moves on Thursday, also announced that Jeremy Bettle was named strength and conditioning coach. Carlesimo has 35 years coaching experience, including stints as head coach for Portland, Golden State and Seattle-Oklahoma City. He worked last year as...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Nets Add P.J. Carlesimo, Mario Elie To Coaching Staff

Former Oklahoma City head coach P.J. Carlesimo, and former NBA player Mario Elie, have joined Avery Johnson's staff as assistants with the Nets.
Via RealGM
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Clutch City Classics to air

HOUSTON Houston Rockets fans will have the opportunity to relive some of the teams most memorable moments when Clutch City Classics debut on FOX Sports Houston beginning Wednesday, November 9 at 9:00 p.m. The original episodes, which will be hosted by Rockets Lone Star Emmy award winning play-by-play announcer Bill Worrell and include commentary from former Rockets players such...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

AJ looking to add former Spurs to Nets coaching ranks

It looks like New Jersey Nets head coach and former San Antonio Spurs guard Avery Johnson is looking to bring the Spurs’ winning tradition on board with him. According to, Johnson is looking to add former Spurs assistant coach P.J. Carlesimo and former Spurs player Mario Elie to his coaching staff. Of course, nothing will be officially decided until the lockout...
Via Project Spurs
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

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