Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson has left the Rockets for personal reasons.
There are only four teams in the western conference with losing records. The Rockets have lost to three of them now, following their loss at Sacramento, 106-91.
The Rockets went through a second consecutive practice without head coach Kevin McHale, who is away from the team for unspecified personal reasons.
Rockets head coach Kevin McHale missed Tuesday's Rockets practice for personal reasons.
Assistant coach Kelvin Sampson led practice in his absence.