RJ Adelman Rumors
Kerry Eggers: Terry Stotts began his pregame press briefing with comment on the death of RJ Adelman, 44, son of Rick Adelman: “I’d like to send out my sincere condolences to Coach Adelman and his family for the tragedy of losing their son. It took everybody by surprise. It’s an emotional day.”
Adam Wexler: Statement from the #Rockets on passing of R.J. Adelman: The Rockets organization is deeply saddened to hear the passing of former assistant coach R.J. Adelman. Our thoughts and prayers are with Rick, Mary Kay, and the entire Adelman family during this very difficult time.
Sam Amick: Having a hard time caring much about these moves after hearing about the passing of RJ Adelman. Just awful. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family. He was a great guy. Houston PD confirming TMZ report about Feb. 2 accident.
The son of former NBA coach Rick Adelman — who was an assistant NBA coach himself — was killed in Houston when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street … TMZ Sports has learned. Officials confirm 44-year-old R.J. Adelman was walking around downtown Houston around noon on Feb. 2 when he was hit by an 80-year-old woman driving a Chrysler Town & Country minivan. According to the police report, Adelman was not using a crosswalk at the time of the accident.
The contracts for Adelman assistant coaches Terry Porter, Jack Sikma and T.R. Dunn all expire after this season, and each has been given permission to talk with other teams about jobs, Saunders said. Adelman’s sons R.J. and David have a season remaining on their contracts and will remain with the team next season.