Although the NBA teams are opening back up their facilities to the players, former Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy isn’t exactly sure this is the best idea.
It’s been a rough period of time without NBA action, as the league suspended it’s operations over two months ago. It’s been even worse for Houston Rockets fans, as they last played on March 10th, which is before the league even halted its action.
What made matters worse is that the playoffs were right around the corner, as most of the season had already been finished. The Rockets had just snapped a four-game losing streak and had been getting great play out of Russell Westbrook, especially after making a strategic switch that essentially turned him into the Rockets’ center.
It’s been unclear what exactly will happen next as NBA commissioner Adam Silver seeks to find the safest resolution for everyone involved, but many teams like the Houston Rockets have already opened their facilities back up, which is a positive sign for those that want basketball to resume.
But there are also those who believe that the league should just cancel the rest of the season, such as Shaquille O’Neal and former Houston Rockets forward Charles Barkley. They’ve both come forward and echoed the same sentiments.
On the flip side, the players and the fans certainly want to get back to action, and the coaches do as well. But former coach Jeff Van Gundy isn’t exactly sold on a return to action, and he doesn’t believe it’s in the best interest of all parties involved.
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