Rockets hire coach with ties to Howard

Rockets hire coach with ties to Howard
June 28, 2013, 9:30 pm
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Multiple sources have confirmed that the Rockets have hired Joe Rogowski to their staff.

Rogowski worked the last seven years as a strength and conditioning coach for the Magic. During that time, he worked with Dwight Howard, who has been reported frequently as a free agent target of the Rockets.

According to his online biography, Rogowski's duties with the Magic included overseeing all physical aspects of the development of the players.

The free agency period begins on July 1.