Houston Rockets Will Reportedly Let Go of Head Coach Stephen Silas
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets will not move forward with Stephen Silas as head coach The organization will reportedly decline his fourth-year option on Monday.
Silas originally joined the Rockets in the 2020-21 season to help with their rebuild. Over that span, however, the team has struggled to show much growth, as they’ve gone just 59-117 over the past three seasons.
Before joining the franchise, Silas was one of the most well-respected assistant coaches in the NBA. Wojnarowski notes that he’s expected to still be held in high regard as he looks for a new gig this summer.
As for the Rockets, they’ll join the Detroit Pistons in taking a look at former Celtics coach Ime Udoka, per Woj. Names like Kenny Atkinson, Frank Vogel, and Nick Nurse have also already been mentioned.