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Daughter Of Houston Rockets Coach Dies At 22

HOUSTON (November 25, 2012)—Alexandra “Sasha” McHale, the 22-year-old daughter of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has died, the team announced Sunday.

No other details were released.

Kevin McHale has been on leave since Nov. 10 to deal with what the team called a personal family matter.

Team owner Leslie Alexander said in a statement that he extends his "deepest condolences" over the loss of the McHales' "beautiful daughter."

He called Kevin and wife Lynn "loving and dedicated parents who will need our continued support throughout this very difficult time."

He said the "entire organization is mourning."

Kelvin Sampson has been serving as interim coach.

There is no timetable for Kevin McHale's return.


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