Adelman Done In Houston

According to the Houston Chronicle, after four seasons with the Houston Rockets, coach Rick Adelman will no longer be pacing the sidelines of Houston’s Toyota Center.

AdelmanThe Rockets ended the season just above .500, with a final record of 43-39 and Adelman has seen several transitions in his time with the Rockets, going from a team led by Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming to trading Aaron Brooks this season and relying on Kevin Marin and Luis Scola.

Adelman enjoyed his best season with the Rockets in 2008-09 and were one win away from eliminating the Los Angeles Lakers from the playoffs.

According to the Chronicle, several current assistant coaches could be targeted to fill the open position in Houston.

Rockets assistant Elston Turner, Mavericks assistant Dwayne Casey, Spurs assitant Mike Budenjolzer and Celtics assistant Lawrence Frank were all mentioned.

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.