World News – United States – Mavericks assistant Stephen Silas to become Rockets head coach


The Houston Rockets didn’t land one of their favorites for their head coach opening, but they found their next head coach

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday that Dallas Mavericks assistant Stephen Silas is finalizing deal to become Houston’s next coach The 47-year-old, who is the son of three-time NBA champion and longtime head coach Paul Silas, sold the Rockets on his « offensive ingenuity, his pedigree with Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, Steve Clifford and his father « , Wojnarowski

As Kelly Iko wrote for The Athletic, Silas became the youngest assistant coach in the NBA at the age of 27 and has spent time with a handful of franchises over the past two decades. Houston considered hiring him in the spring of 2016, but instead chose Mike D’Antoni, who left the organization after his elimination from the playoffs held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.

As an assistant, Silas has worked with superstar players such as LeBron James, Stephen Curry and more recently Luka Doncic He will now be asked to make the most of the Houston duo of James Harden and Russell Westbrook assuming that the two stay with the Rockets until the start of next season

Previously, the Rockets were linked with Doc Rivers, Tyronn Lue and Jeff Van Gundy, among others Van Gundy was thought to be a finalist for the gig not long ago, but Houston went for a new face instead. and new ideas

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