Tag Archives: Kevin McHale

December 1, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Rockets Notes on Hayes, Nene and Team Direction

It’s been awhile — I realized I didn’t even have a Twitter app still on my phone when I got to the Toyota Center yesterday. Here are some notes picked up from Rockets circles… Continue reading

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June 3, 2011 at 12:24 pm

Kevin McHale Press Conference Videos

The Rockets introduced Kevin McHale to the media today and he gave a few clear impressions: Charismatic. Good sense of humor. Tough. Blunt. Good communicator. He believes in up-tempo basketball with hard-nosed defense. Continue reading

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June 2, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Would you feel differently if McHale had been a Rocket?

Longtime Houston Rockets fans, those who were old enough to remember the classic 1980’s, can’t help but feel a bit betrayed by the choice of new coach Kevin McHale. After all, if it wasn’t for McHale, the Rockets might have won their first NBA championship 8 years earlier. In the 1986 NBA Finals, McHale averaged 25.8 points, hitting over 57% of his shots, to go with 8.5 boards and 2.5 blocks in leading Boston to a 4-2 series win over Houston. Continue reading

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