NBA rumors have been swirling around Scott Brooks. Many teams in the NBA will be parting ways with their current head coach once the season comes to an end. The former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach will be high on a lot of teams’ radar this summer. According to Bleacher Report, the Houston Rockets will be making a big push to acquire the former NBA Coach of the Year.
For the Houston Rockets, signing Scott Brooks would make a lot of sense. His history with the Rockets organization and current superstar James Harden could play a big part in the team’s interest in the former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach. Brooks played for Houston when they won an NBA Championship. He was a part of a legendary team that won a title with just one superstar in Hakeem Olajuwon. Even though his time with the Rockets was short, he was very much a fan favorite because he was a scrappy player.
Scott Brooks’ relationship with Dwight Howard will be an interesting one. Howard has shown he can still be one of the best centers in the National Basketball Association. He just needs to be put in the right offensive system. Brooks has experience with playing with one of the most dominant big men in the history of the NBA in Hakeem Olajuwon. It will interesting if he can parlay that experience into helping Howard reach his full potential.
If the Houston Rockets do hire Scott Brooks, it can help influence Kevin Durant sign with the team. Brooks isn’t the only person to have ties to Durant. James Harden knows him pretty well too. With the help of the former Oklahoma City Thunder coach, they could convince Durant to come join the Rockets and help bring an NBA Championship back to Houston. The combination of Harden and Durant will give Houston one of the best offensive duos in the National Basketball Association.
The Houston Rockets will need to hire the right coach to lead the team to an NBA Championship. Scott Brooks is one of the top candidates who is without a job. Hiring the former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach would mean the Rockets are taking steps into the right direction.
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