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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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Kevin McHale becomes only person to mount 3-1 series comeback as both coach and player

Kevin McHale and the Rockets took down Doc Rivers' Clippers yesterday to complete a historic comeback.Celtics legend and current head coach of the Rockets Kevin McHale added to his extensive list of accomplishments yesterday by capping off a 3-1 comeback against the Clippers. According to USA Today, the Rockets' effort marks only the ninth time in NBA history that a team down 3-1...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Key adjustments keep Houston's season alive

The Houston Rockets managed to stiff-arm elimination in Game 5, but wouldn't have done so without a few key adjustments. They stopped intentionally fouling DeAndre Jordan (for the most part) and Kevin McHale switched up the rotation by replacing Terrence Jones with Josh Smith in the starting lineup.Here's what James Harden had to say afterwards about the differences between Game...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hack-A-Howard is Ruining the Western Conference Semifinals Series

Former Boston Celtics Kevin McHale and Doc Rivers orchestrate a boring strategy of intentional fouls
Via CLNS Radio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden doesn't approve of McHale's decision to hack Jordan

During Sunday night's blowout loss against the Los Angeles Clippers, the Houston Rockets refused to stop hacking DeAndre Jordan, L.A.'s hapless center who attempted 34 free throws and only made 14 of them.But Jordan and the Clippers obviously had the last laugh, and Rockets guard James Harden isn't happy about it. Here's what he said after the game, per ESPN:"Personally, I don't...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale on Houston Rockets free-throw edge: "Well, quit hacking us"

It's hard to call a Game 2 a "must-win" game, but it certainly felt that way for the Houston Rockets. Already down 1-0 to a Los Angeles Clippers team without Chris Paul, the Rockets responded at home with a huge victory.The details of that victory, however, have been discussed heavily by both teams. The free throw disparity has been the most popular topic of conversation, as the...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale rips Matt Barnes for insulting James Harden’s mother

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale called out Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes for what was reported as a pretty vulgar salvo fired at the mother of James Harden during Wednesday’s game. McHale, who wasn’t afraid to liven up things on the court during his playing days with some pointed smack talk, nevertheless took Barnes...Read More The post Kevin McHale rips Matt Barnes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  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

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."...
Via Fox Sports North
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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