D'Antoni Out As Rockets Coach


Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni won't be back. The Rockets lost 119-96 to the Lakers on Saturday and were eliminated in five games in the NBA West semifinal in Orlando. Houston won the opener, but lost the next four. D'Antoni had a 227-and-102 record in four seasons with the Rockets with three appearances in the conference semis and one trip to the Western Conference final. Jeff van Gundy, Nate McMillan and Stan van Gundy have been mentioned as possible candidates to replace D'Antoni.

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