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Leslie Alexander

Rockets sign Kevin McHale to extension

The Houston Rockets agreed to a three-year contract extension with head coach Kevin McHale on Wednesday. reported that the deal is fully guaranteed and valued in excess of $12 million. McHale, 57, is in his fourth season with the Rockets, who are off to a 20-7 start despite center Dwight Howard missing extended time with a knee injury. McHale has been working under the final year of his current contract. McHale is 153-104 in three-plus seasons with the Rockets and 192-159 overall as an NBA coach, including two years with the Minnesota Timberwolves. As the 12th head coach of the Rockets, McHale, has led the team to one of the most successful periods in franchise history....