Mike D'Antoni will receive a second interview with the Houston Rockets for their head coaching vacancy.

The Rockets fired Kevin McHale in November and decided not to retain J.B. Bickerstaff.

D'Antoni is currently associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. D'Antoni has previously been a head coach with the Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers.

After an impressive first interview, D'Antoni will sit-down with Rockets' owner Leslie Alexander.

Jeff Van Gundy and Frank Vogel have also been considered strong candidates for the Rockets.

Van Gundy has received strong support from Daryl Morey but Alexander isn't sold on the concept of a reunion.