The Rockets can’t afford to wait for Kevin McHale to turn the corner.
Ted Sobel joined Fred and Ted to discuss the Lakers playing so badly lately, chances of Dwight Howard coming to the Rockets, his thoughts on Kevin McHale, the situation with the Zack Greinke fight in the Dodgers and Padres game, and more
You can also learn a lot from what is left unsaid. In the case of Rockets coach Kevin McHale, his economized use of words spoke volumes when the subject Tuesday turned suddenly youthful roster.
The Houston Rockets are a confusing team. At times they seem like they might be the deepest team in the NBA and at other times they can’t find anyone to count on. In the first half of many games they look dominant, but then in the third quarter of the same game they look completely lost.
The Houston Rockets have plenty of issues on their own. They do not have a superstar (even though on a better team Lowry might be on his way there), they are continually undersized with Dalembert still averaging less than 20 minutes per game and their scoring can come and go on any given night. Most Rockets fans know this already, but the Rockets are facing another challenge. They have played three home games so far (fewest in the West) and seven road games (most in the West) this season.
Since the Rockets recently hired Kevin McHale as head coach, the hunt for his assistants is on.