During tonight’s NBA TV pregame show, NBA TV analyst Kevin McHale confirmed to viewers that he has an agreement in principle to coach the Houston Rockets. In the last few days, McHale’s name surfaced to replace Rick Adelman. Indeed, McHale made the announcement tonight. We have some of the quotes McHale tonight on NBA TV.
NBA.COM CONFIRMS NBA TV/TNT ANALYST KEVIN McHALE AGREES IN PRINCIPLE TO BECOME HEAD COACH OF HOUSTON ROCKETS
NBA TV Addresses McHale Decision During NBA Finals Pregame Show
NBA.com has confirmed that Kevin McHale has agreed in principle to become the head coach of the Houston Rockets. NBA TV’s pregame show tonight at The Finals in Miami addressed the NBA.com report. McHale is an analyst for NBA TV/TNT.
“I really enjoyed spending the last two years with Turner Sports, bringing the best NBA coverage possible to the viewers at home,” said McHale. “Even though I’m moving back to the bench I’ll still watch my friends on NBA TV and TNT. Turner’s commitment to the NBA is part of the reason why the league is so special, and I look forward to seeing many of my former colleagues in the future.”
“Kevin’s experiences as a player, coach and general manager, coupled with his tremendous knowledge of the game and players, made him a terrific analyst for NBA TV and TNT,” said David Levy, President of sales, distribution and sports, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. “Our audience will miss his diverse perspective and terrific sense of humor. We wish Kevin the best of luck in his new role as head coach of the Houston Rockets.”
“Kevin McHale is the best player I played against and I’ve really enjoyed working with him on TV this year,” said Charles Barkley on the NBA TV Pregame Show. “We wish him the best.”
That is all.