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Former Rockets assistant coach R.J. Adelman dies in car accident

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Adelman was 44 years old.

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Former Rockets assistant coach R.J. Adelman died Feb. 2 after being involved in a car accident last week in Houston, according to TMZ Sports.

An 80-year-old woman hit him with her minivan as he walking around downtown Houston, and he was pronounced dead hours later, according to a police report obtained by TMZ.

Adelman served under his father’s coaching staff for during Adelman’s four years in Houston.

Along with his four years on the Rockets staff, Adelman worked for the Seattle SuperSonics, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Sacramento Kings.

The Dream Shake offers its condolences to the Adelman family at this time. R.J. Adelman was 44 years old.