Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets

Rockets Face Franchise-Pivoting Offseason | SLAM

The Houston Rockets were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs by the Lakers, who would go on to win the title. Since then, rapid change has occurred throughout the organization. 

A day after being eliminated, head coach Mike D’Antoni and the Rockets mutually agreed to part ways. This past week, long-time general manager Daryl Morey stepped down from his position.

After trading away what was left of their…

Courtesy of