The NBA released all of its media ballots for 2021-22 awards, which tells us who voted for Houston Rockets players — headlined by Jalen Green.
I listened to today’s episode of the BS Podcast that featured Green as a guest and here are some things I took away from our budding star: Simmons suggested that he feels that the March overtime thriller versus LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers was a pivotal point for Green, to which Green agreed. This game certainly was a good one, and especially for Green, who at the time, set a career high in scoring with 32.
Longtime NBA assistant coach Melvin Hunt is reportedly emerging as a candidate to join Stephen Silas’ coaching staff in Houston, per Kelly Iko of The Athletic. The Rockets have two vacant positions after the recent departures of Will Weaver and Jeff Hornacek. Hunt previously worked with the Rockets as a scout from 1999-2001, as an assistant coach to Rudy Tomjanovich in 2002-03 and as a scout again in 2003-04 once Jeff Van Gundy took the head coaching job.