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Add Kevin McHale, Sam Cassell to Rockets interview list

Apr 26, 2011, 10:53 PM EDT

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You know that phone call you missed today? The one where you looked at your cell and didn’t recognize the number so you sent it to voice mail?

That was Rockets GM Daryl Morey calling to schedule you for an interview for the Houston head coaching job. We’re not kidding. He seems to be literally interviewing everyone.

We told you this morning that pretty much every assistant coach you can name and a few whose names you can’t pronounce — hello Mike Budenholzer — was getting interviewed for the Rockets job.

Now we can add two names you do know to the list: Kevin McHale (the former Timberwolves head coach and GM) and Sam Cassell. That according to Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo.

Not sure what to make of this other than Morey is leaving no stone unturned in his search for a new head coach. And next time you don’t recognize the number, pick up.

  1. smackingfools - Apr 26, 2011 at 11:15 PM

    The Same Cassell? Not him again!

  2. blueintown - Apr 27, 2011 at 8:07 AM

    Same as which Cassell? Vincent Cassell? Why would the Rockets hire the demanding ballet instructor from Black Swan as their head coach?

  3. hnirobert3 - Apr 27, 2011 at 8:11 AM

    Is Same pronounced like “Sammy”?

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