Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni informed the team on Sunday that he will not be returning next season, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. D’Antoni’s contract with the team ended after the Rockets second-round loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mike and Laurel D’Antoni statement to ESPN on departure from Rockets pic.twitter.com/XypyT8bgC0
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 13, 2020
In D’Antoni’s four seasons in Houston his team went 217-102 giving them the best record in the Western Conference over that time. D’Antoni was named NBA Coach of the Year in 2017 and led the Rockets to the conference finals in the 2017-18 season.
D’Antoni has stated he would like to continue coaching and will be a coveted free agent for teams looking to add a new head coach this offseason.
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