The Dwight Howard Legacy: Coaches Hired, Coaches Fired

Houston 108, Portland 103 Dwight Howard has been denied the Tim Duncan luxury. Not the 5 titles. Not the MVP’s. Not the championship parades. Not the universal admiration and reverence even among those who have always found Duncan’s personality and his game boring. It’s not the 19 years with one franchise Howard would have loved as his…

A Coaching Change In Houston- Kevin McHale Fired

Kevin McHale was fired Wednesday morning. The Rockets were 4-7 on the season. J.B. Bickerstaff will be interim coach. After the Rockets started the year losing three games in a row, they then won four games in a row and all of the whispers were silenced as the losing streak was considered to be a…

Don’t Count Out Patrick Beverley

When the Houston Rockets made the deal this summer for Ty Lawson they were, by default, making a judgment on the merits of Patrick Beverly as a starting point guard on a championship level team. Beverley, a defensive annoyance with a tough as nails grit and resolve on par with Tony Allen of the Memphis…

NBA Coaches on the Hot Seat (Western Conference)

Because incompetence trickles down from the top, certain coaches in this league have to sweat the season. They are expected to look the other way or they are expected to take a hellish roster and do something with it.  It’s a hell of a job when you are asked to cover someone else’s mistakes and at the same time not…