It only took 11 games for the Houston Rockets to go from championship contenders to Western Conference also-rans. After a 4-7 start, head coach Kevin McHale was fired. Never mind the four-year contract extension he received last season, or the fact that he had the highest winning percentage in franchise history. The Houston Rockets lost their first three games by an average of … [Read more...] about Four Reasons the Houston Rockets may no longer be Contenders
The Houston Rockets search for a new head coach has reached a surprising end as Kevin McHale agreed to take over the team on Friday, ending a month long process of looking for Rick Adelman’s successor. Team officials and the front office were very impressed with McHale, leading to his filling the vacancy, according to the Houston Chronicle. … [Read more...] about Did Rockets do the Right Thing in Hiring Kevin McHale?
The 2010-11 Minnesota Timberwolves season was a struggle. But what went wrong? In a word, everything, but that would be too easy. Kevin Love’s 53 game double-double streak overshadowed what was a season full of over blown expectations and vast under achievement. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves Season Review Part 1: What Went Wrong?
by: David Kay The Timberwolves got their man on draft night. When they traded Randy Foye and Mike Miller to the Wizards for the number five pick, Minnesota was targeting Spanish point guard Ricky Rubio, even trying to move up to the number two spot to assure that they landed him. As it played out Rubio fell right into their laps at five and the T-Wolves couldn’t have been … [Read more...] about Ricky Rubio Trade Options
by Peter Christian It appears Kevin McHale's days with the Minnesota Timberwolves are over. McHale, who has spent the last 15 years with the team, is reportedly not returning to the team according to team sources. Also confirming the report is the recent Twitter update by Timberwolves forward Kevin Love. McHale's role with the team changed in December of 2008 as he stepped … [Read more...] about Kevin McHale not returning as Timberwolves Coach
By Andy Weise -Good ole Peter King is stirring the pot once again in Minnesota after his recent interview on PTI suggesting that if Brett Favre were to return another season in the NFL, he’d want to play for the Minnesota Vikings. Cue up the endless amounts of speculation and most likely another set of tampering suspicions that the Vikings organization will endure if Favre … [Read more...] about Minnesota Minutes