HOUSTON -- Former NBA coach Rick Adelman has talked to the Houston Rockets about the coaching job currently held by Jeff Van Gundy, according to media reports Tuesday night.
KRIV-TV, citing anonymous league sources, reported Adelman flew to Southampton, N.Y., for a meeting at the home of Rockets owner Leslie Alexander.
The Houston Chronicle, citing a person with knowledge of the team's decision-making, reported that general manager Daryl Morey also was part of the meeting.
Rockets spokesman Nelson Luis declined comment on the reports when contacted by The Associated Press on Tuesday night.
Of course, sure to get lost in the hoopla is the key word currently. Jeff Van Gundy hasn't officially left yet, despite rumors. But if Adelman does end up coaching Houston next season, I get the feeling they'll finally make it out of the first round.
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That's how the lottery was in the first place, and the first thing that happened was that the team with the worst record ended up drawing the final spot, which led to the no-worse-than-4th system which led to the ping pong balls.