Celtics-Rockets connectionsPosted by Inside Hoops
Houston General Manager Daryl Morey joined the Rockets after serving three years as SVP Operations for the Celtics.
Boston Associate Head Coach Tom Thibodeau and Assistant Basketball Coach/Advance Scout Coordinator Mike Longabardi each served in similar positions with the Rockets before joining the Celtics.
Celtics guard Sam Cassell played for the Rockets from 1993-96, averaging 10.1 points per game and helping Houston win back-to-back NBA Championships in 1993-94 and 1994-95.
Boston center Kendrick Perkins was a standout player at Beaumont’s Clifton J. Ozen High School.