Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni has knowledgeable the franchise that he’s changing into a training free agent and gained’t return to the crew subsequent season, he instructed ESPN on Sunday.
“It’s with large disappointment and gratitude that my spouse Laurel and I announce that our unbelievable journey in Houston has ended for now and that we’ll be shifting to a brand new chapter,” D’Antoni instructed ESPN in a press release.
D’Antoni, whose contract expired with the tip of Houston’s season within the Western Convention semifinals on Saturday, turned down extension provides earlier than the season.
He shall be thought-about amongst a gaggle of candidates for the Philadelphia 76ers’ teaching opening, sources instructed ESPN.
Supply: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter