Brown Hoops Alum Stephen Silas Hired as Head Coach of Houston Rockets
By SCHUYLER DIXON
AP Sports Writer
Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Houston Rockets and Stephen Silas have an agreement for the Dallas assistant to replace Mike D’Antoni as coach. The hiring of the son of former NBA player and coach Paul Silas completes a significant change in the leadership of the team the with the league’s longest active playoff streak at eight seasons. Daryl Morey decided not to return as general manager after D’Antoni’s departure. Silas inherits a roster led by former MVPs James Harden and Russell Westbrook.