Daughter of Former Timberwolves Coach Dies

By KBJR News 1

November 26, 2012 Updated Nov 26, 2012 at 6:54 PM CDT

Hibbing, MN (NNCNOW.COM) --- Alexandra "Sasha" McHale, the daughter of Houston Rockets Coach and Hibbing native Kevin McHale died Saturday at 23-years-old.

Sasha McHale was a UMD student that attended the liberal arts college, and majored in Communications.

She dealt with the disease Lupus, which contributed to her death.

Sasha's father, Kevin McHale is also a former Timberwolves coach.

He is on personal leave from his current coaching position.

McHale's professors at UMD say she was a bright, cheerful young lady, who worked hard and always had a big smile.