Rockets interview Mavs assistant for head coach job

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The Houston Rockets have interviewed Stephen Silas about the team’s coaching vacancy, according to Mark Berman of FOX 26 Houston. Silas is of course an assistant with Rick Carlisle for the Dallas Mavericks.

The Rockets have also interviewed former Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson and Minny assistant David Vanterpool. Also, Clippers assistants Tyronn Lue and Sam Cassell have been linked to the vacancy, as has ESPN analyst and ex-Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy. Rockets player development coach John Lucas is also being mentioned as a candidate.