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Houston Rockets expected to hire Mike D’Antoni as head coach

HOUSTON, TX (KTRE) -

According to ESPN, the Houston Rockets have honed in on their new head coach, Mike D'Antoni. It’s reported that Houston has offered a four-year contract with the final year being a team option.

The 65-year-old has bounced all over the NBA as a head coach.

D’Antoni has been the head for coach the Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers. His latest post has been as an assistant for the 76'ers.

As a head coach, his best season was over a decade ago with the Suns in 2005.

D’Antoni has a reputation of being a more offensive-minded coach and has struggled defensively.

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