11 games into the NBA season Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has been fired. The former Boston Celtics great was in his fifth year as head coach and took the Rockets to the Western Conference finals last year.

But after four straight losses and a 4-7 record so far, the team has ditched McHale and assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff will take over.

McHale's record as Houston coach was 193-130. He had signed a three-year $12-million-dollar extention in the off season.