HOUSTON -

Houston Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander released the following statement regarding the passing of Head Coach Kevin McHale's daughter, Alexandra "Sasha" McHale:

"I extend my deepest condolences to Kevin and Lynn for the loss of their beautiful daughter, Sasha, on Saturday afternoon.  Kevin and Lynn are loving and dedicated parents who will need our continued support throughout this very difficult time.  Our entire organization is mourning the McHale family's loss and we ask that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers."