James Harden reportedly will play role in picking next Rockets coach

The Houston Rockets on Wednesday night saw an extremely disappointing season come to an end courtesy of a 114-81 playoff elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors. One of the biggest issues facing the Rockets, a team that went from appearing in the Western Conference Finals last season to barely sneaking into the playoffs this year, is determining the organization’s future...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings targeting 'next week' for head coaching hire, Kevin McHale 'front runner'

The Sacramento Bee’s Jason Jones reported earlier this morning that the Sacramento Kings would like to have their new head coach in place by next week. Considering the fact that they’ve only interviewed a handful of the reported candidate list that is nearly 40-deep at this point, that seems like an unrealistic goal. Jones also reported that the Kings have only conducted three...
Via Sactown Royalty
2 days ago

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Van Gundy atop Rockets' list of head coaches

Even as the Houston Rockets take part in a first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, the team is apparently already looking to move on from interim head coach J.B. Bickerstaff. This shouldn’t be too much of a surprise considering Houston barely inched into the playoffs with a .500 record after making an appearance in the Western Conference Finals last season...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings will interview Mike Woodson for head coaching position

The Sacramento Kings will reportedly interview former Hawks and Knicks coach Mike Woodson for their vacant head coaching position. Woodson, currently an assistant with the Clippers, is set to meet with the Kings in the coming days, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical. Sacramento also wants to speak to former Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro. Kevin McHale is also on the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale explains how he really feels about the Houston Rockets

One year ago today, Kevin McHale was head coach of the two-seeded Houston Rockets, a two-star powerhouse that eventually made it all the way to the Western Conference Finals. But a few months later, only 11 games into this season, Houston fired McHale after the team got off to a disappointing start.Appearing at an event to honor three Boston Celtics teams that won the championship...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  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...
17 days ago  |  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

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