FormerMike D'Antoni, the head coach, will meet with Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Michael Jordan, the owner of the franchise, met with Jordan Tuesday to discuss his job as a coach.
D'Antoni was previously considered a finalist to the Hornets positionAssistant Kenny Atkinson accepted this position during the NBA Finals. Saturday, stay with the Warriors
Atkinson and HornetsSources said that although a four-year contract was offered, no contract was ever signed.
According to sources, D'Antoni had two meetings before the Atkinson news.
D'Antoni's total score of 217-102 during his four seasons as Rockets coach was 217-102. He reached the Western Conference finals twice and advanced to the semifinals three times. Two-time NBA Coaches of the Year D'Antoni led the Rockets' highest winning percentage (.682) in those four seasons. This was only behind the.618 record set by the.718 winners.(.695) for the entire league
As a head coach for 16 seasons, The , Houston, D'Antoni's 672-527 (.560), and 54-56 during the playoffs are his numbers. He has been named the NBA Coach of the Year twice (2004 and 2017).