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Mike D'Antoni accuses Blake Griffin of intentional contact

ESPN - 16 Jan 2018
D'Antoni declined to elaborate on the contact made by Griffin. "I'm not going to get into it," D'Antoni said after twice mentioning that Griffin hit him. "It's no big deal. Really, it's no big deal. We just didn't play well tonight." Rockets guard ...
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Coach Mike D'Antoni: Rockets didn't match Clippers' intensity - 17 Jan 2018
Soon after the Rockets' loss to the Clippers on Monday, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni praised the intensity of the Clippers, saying they played like a team “fighting” for a playoff spot. The Rockets, he said, did not match that intensity throughout the ...
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West Virginia Sportsperson of the Year: Mike D'Antoni

Charleston Gazette-Mail - 31 Dec 2017
Mike D'Antoni knew there was never a guarantee that he would return to the NBA head coaching ranks. If the sun had set on that career following his exit from the Los Angeles Lakers, he wasn't bitter. It was a heck of a run — six playoff appearances in ...
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Mike D'Antoni's Phoenix Suns ushered in the 3-point NBA revolution - 12 Jan 2018
Only seven players did so in the 2013-14 season. “That's how the game is evolving,” Booker said. “You realize a contested two or a mid-range shot is not as effective as a 3. Sometimes when you're 2-on-1 you try to get a layup but teams also go for 3s ...
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Mike D'Antoni 'thankful' for Rockets signing Gerald Green - 09 Jan 2018
As remarkable as Gerald Green's shooting has been, his conditioning might be more remarkable for a player that had not played in anything by pickup games and on his own driveway for more than two months prior to signing with the Rockets Dec. 28. "I ...
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Frank Vogel regards Mike D'Antoni as a 'pioneer'

Orlando Sentinel - 04 Jan 2018
Perhaps no single individual did more to popularize the 3-point shot than Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni. D'Antoni coached the Phoenix Suns from the 2003-04 season through the 2007-08 season, and his Suns teams loved to shoot from long range. In the ...
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The Rockets don't worry about Eric Gordon. He's got this.

SB Nation - 20 Jan 2018
When he went through a shooting slump earlier this season, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni made it a point to leave him alone. Having 10 years in the league affords a player like Gordon his veteran respect, but it's really a matter of trust. It doesn't ...
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WATCH: D'Antoni says Griffin hit him before incident

Yardbarker - 17 Jan 2018
Jan 15, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) and Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, restrained by Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) are ejected. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports. Mike D'Antoni says that Blake Griffin hit him ...
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Rockets have limited flexibility with shorthanded rotation - 13 Jan 2018
PHOENIX - Even with seven players out, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni believed he could keep the players left in his short rotation from playing too many minutes. But with just seven players remaining from the eight that played on Wednesday, he has no ...
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Mike D'Antoni on Rockets' roster: 'We have more than enough'

Rockets Wire - 08 Jan 2018
Count Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni among those who don't feel the team needs to make any major upgrades before the Feb. 8 trade deadline. Speaking to the Houston Chronicle recently, D'Antoni made it clear that he's happy with what he has, praising ...

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