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October 2, 2014 Updates

"Terry seems real even-keeled, level headed,'' Kaman said. "He jokes a little bit, is serious a little bit. I like him so far. But it always starts off that you like a guy, but by the end of the year you can end up hating him. You just never know. Hopefully, I don't hate Terry.'' Oregonian

October 1, 2014 Updates
September 30, 2014 Updates

Houston Rockets Head Coach Kevin McHale announced today that he has hired former Houston assistant T.R. Dunn to his staff. Dunn joins the Rockets after spending three seasons as an assistant coach with the Minnesota Timberwolves. NBA.com

Maybe that's not exactly how the coach's summer went, but he arrived at Boston Celtics media day with a list of changes that should help his team. The Celtics didn't make the serious roster upgrades they wanted, but Stevens still considers improvement an attainable goal. "I just want a more aggressive mindset overall," Stevens said Monday afternoon. "Offensively and defensively, more pressure. More pace. And hopefully do so with greater consistency. I thought at times we did that well. I thought at times we didn't. I felt like the details of the game were average on our team at best last year. And quite frankly, that's not OK. That's my job and we need to do a much better job with that. Booth Newspapers

And there's a certain field leader Shaw wants to take Lawson to visit in order to show him what he expects of him. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. "One thing I wanted to do with him," Shaw said, "and still may do before we get too heavy into is I want to take him to a Broncos practice so he can see Peyton Manning and how he directs traffic, and how everybody falls in line behind him. But they only do that because they know the work ethic that he has and the time he puts in, and they respect that." CBSSports.com

September 29, 2014 Updates

Jonathan Feigen: Rockets will promote Greg Buckner, making him a bench coach, per coaching source. Move expected. Highly regarded by players and around NBA. Twitter @Jonathan_Feigen

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