Category: Daryl Morey

Old-School Kevin McHale has New-School Rockets Back in the NBA Playoffs

Friday, April 12th, 2013

After three straight seasons of finishing in ninth place in the West and on the outside looking in at the NBA playoffs, the Houston Rockets are back in the postseason. They locked up their spot this week. Coach Kevin McHale talks about combining his old-school ways with the  new-school aspects ...

Daryl Morey on James Harden: “He was way better than we could’ve thought”

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Going back all the way to last year, the Rockets tried and failed numerous times in their attempt to bring a cornerstone piece to the franchise. Their attempts at Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard all went for naught. However, the Rockets finally landed their man. Just a few ...

Houston Rockets’ Success May Hinge On Big Man Omer Asik

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

It was quite the rebuilding offseason for the Houston Rockets, who probably made the most waves when they signed point guard Jeremy Lin. However, an equally important move was signing big man Omer Asik away from the Chicago Bulls. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey says that the Rockets have had ...

Despite Missing Out on Dwight Howard, Daryl Morey Says He Is Still Very Comfortable With Where the Rockets Are Set Up

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

The Houston Rockets made a number of moves this offseason and essentially dismantled their roster. Every move was made with one thing in mind, getting Dwight Howard to Houston. After an offseason shakeup that saw Houston lose Goran Dragic, Kyle Lowry, Samuel Dalembert, Luis Scola and Chase Budinger, the Rockets ...

Daryl Morey on the State of the Houston Rockets: “We’re probably not going to win the title next year.”

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Rockets GM Daryl Morey has went to great lengths to apologize for the mistake of letting Jeremy Lin go last season. Houston cut Jeremy Lin in December because he wasn't, and still isn't, better than Kyle Lowry and Goran Dragic.  Then again the Rockets lost Dragic to free agency and ...

Houston Rockets Have Big Shoes To Fill After Parting Ways With Rick Adelman

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

I suppose I can't use one radio interview to characterize a person, but if the following one was anything what Rick Adelman had to deal with when talking with Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, I see why there were some differences. Most notably, it's hard for me to figure ...

Houston GM Says His Team is Back in the Running For That One Guy From That One Team in Colorado

Friday, January 21st, 2011

With the New Jersey Nets taking themselves out of the running for Carmelo Anthony, the question becomes what happens next? Anthony obviously wants to go to the New York Knicks, but Denver and the Knicks haven't seemed to be able to work anything out up to this point. All in all, ...

Daryl Morey Puts a Bow On the Rockets’ Season

Monday, April 19th, 2010

I would stop short of calling Daryl Morey my hero because I don't necessarily agree with everything he believes in, but we have similar mindsets and his current position - not to mention the path he took to get there - is enviable. At the very least, the story of ...

Daryl Morey: Right now we don’t have anybody untouchable

Monday, January 4th, 2010

The Rockets might be the biggest surprise in the NBA this season.  Despite not having their best player Yao Ming and despite Tracy McGrady not playing either, the Rockets still continue to find ways to win.  I have to tip my cap to Rockets G.M. Daryl Morey and Rick Adelman ...

Daryl Morey: “We’re Going to Work Hard to Prove Everybody Wrong, but it Sure Looks Stacked Against Us.”

Monday, October 26th, 2009

  Last year the Rockets won 53 regular season games, they made it to the second round of the playoffs, and gave the Lakers all they could handle before ultimately getting trounced in game seven.  Despite last year’s success, this is a new season and things could be difficult for the ...