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Second most wins as head coach in franchise history

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Carl Herrera, Aug 10, 2020.

  1. Carl Herrera

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    Congrats Coach!
     
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    thread title is surprisingly transparent
     
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    let DMC go
    'tough times dunt last forever...BE STRONG..100 100 100'
     
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    Where is mchale on the list? Lol
     
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    Widely criticized(myself included) Mike D with the 2nd most wins, best winning %. :eek:
    Hated Kevin McHale with as many wins as the beloved Rick Adelman & more than the beloved JVG. :eek:
    Was Kevin McHale underrated? Is JVG way overrated? :eek:
    Isn't JVG who CF wants to replace Mike? :eek:

    Wins
    Rudy: 503-397
    Mike D: 217-98
    Bill Fitch: 216-194
    Rick Adelman: 193-135
    Kevin McHale: 193-130
    Jeff Van Gundy: 182-146
    Don Chaney: 164-134
    Del Harris: 141-187
    Johnny Egan: 129-152
    Tom Nissalke: 124-122
    Jack McMahon: 61-129
    Alex Hannum: 58-80
    Tex Winter: 51-78
    JB Bickerstaff: 37-34

    Win%
    D'Antoni: .689
    McHale: .598
    Adelman: .588
    Rudy: .559
    JVG: .555
    Chaney: .550
    Fitch: .527
    Bickerstaff: .521
    Nissalke: .504
    Egan: .459
    Harris: .430
    Hannum: .420
    Winter: .395
    McMahon: .321

    Playoffs
    Rudy: 51-39
    D'Antoni: 23-16
    Fitch: 21-18
    Harris: 15-16
    McHale: 13-16
    Adelman: 9-10
    JVG: 7-12
    Nissalke: 6-8
    Egan: 3-5
    Chaney: 2-9
    McMahon: 2-4
    Bickerstaff: 1-4

    Win%
    D'Antoni: .590
    Rudy: .567
    Fitch: .538
    Harris: .484
    Adelman: .474
    McHale: .448
    Nissalke: .429
    Egan: .375
    JVG: .368
    McMahon: .333
    Bickerstaff: .200
    Chaney: .182

    *Only Rudy, Fitch & McHale lasted beyond 4 years. We'll see if Mike gets a 5th year (or more).
     
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    That's what it seems at first, read it again.
     
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    I absolutely hated hiring Mike, I thought we really needed a defense 1st guy, I was begging for Thibs like a fool. Dead wrong, Mikes been great. Lead us to our most regular-season wins of all time, really helped blossom Harden, and is behind our now historic offensive seasons.

    A damn shame we didn't win in 17-18. Our window has likely passed, and people will forever Clown mike for not being able to win a ring, being all offense no D, funny enough the same exact critique for Harden.
     
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    Is it just me or does it seem like we just got him a couple years ago?
     
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    Congrats Old Man.

    Hope the team wins one for you.

    I dreamt you won it over the Bucks.

    Carl been working overtime at the other hangout.
     
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    Congrats Mike!

    McHale got lucky with that 2015 clippers turnaround or else he would've not survived past it, but since they made the WCF, you cannot just fire a coach after that even if it was well deserved. I'm impressed by what MDA has shown this year, even though it doesn't seem like it when I keep harping on his lack of using big guys and small rotations. As much as he deserves to stay, I still would like us see go with fresh blood, a young guy if his flaws contribute to us losing in the playoffs this year. I like to go the Raptors route when they fired Casey , who did a helluva job, but they chose to go in a different direction anyway.
     
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    Mike D'Antoni is 20th all time on wins by an NBA Coach with a .562 record. Amazing career and we're lucky to have him despite all the b.s. he gets called on here.
     
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    Win % is very telling.

    And JVG is beloved but overrated.

    Adelman could coach circles around him. Let's be real.
     
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    4 seasons is a few years ago.

    Didn't take him long to set franchise records.
     
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    Needs the Moustache back

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    Whatever gets you going. :D
     
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