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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I'm not all that familiar with European basketball, but aside from the man's reputation as a top international executive, the fact that he's worked so high up in the game over there could be a huge asset to the Bobcats in finding European players to bring...