Sources: Rockets Concerned with Tyronn Lue, Sam Cassell for Head Coach
Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni has knowledgeable the franchise that he’s turning into a training free agent and received’t return to the crew subsequent season, he informed ESPN on Sunday.
“It’s with large unhappiness and gratitude that my spouse Laurel and I announce that our unbelievable journey in Houston has ended for now and that we’ll be shifting to a brand new chapter,” D’Antoni informed ESPN in a press release.
D’Antoni, whose contract expired with the top of Houston’s season within the Western Convention semifinals on Saturday, turned down extension affords earlier than the season.
He will probably be thought-about amongst a bunch of candidates for the Philadelphia 76ers’ teaching opening, sources informed ESPN.
Supply: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter