Browsing Daryl Morey

Jeremy Lin Can’t Stop Scoring While the Brooklyn Nets… Nevermind

Posted on 15 Mar, 2017, by in NBA

Another game, another Brooklyn Nets loss. This time to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 122-104. From the Jeremy Lin point of view, this was another fine individual outing, although it would be nice to come attached to more than two wins since he’s come back. More

NBA Rumors: Rockets, James Harden Haven’t Changed That Much

Posted on 24 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Change the head coach, bring in new players. Some things can’t change, and any team with James Harden on board completely relies on his ability, and his motivation to change as a leader and basketball players. To make a long story short: Hold your horses on the Houston Rockets completely transforming, and doing a whole lot better than last season. More

Houston Rockets Season Preview: Mike D’Antoni, Changing James Harden, Saving Daryl Morey

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Going through something of an overhaul this summer, the Houston Rockets have a new head coach in Mike D’Antoni, bringing in a very different basketball philosophy to what the team’s star, James Harden, has gotten used to. Daryl Morey, from his position, can’t afford another season like last year. At some point, his job will be on the line too. More

Houston Rockets: The Battle Between James Harden & Mike D’Antoni Paradigms

Posted on 7 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The biggest question heading into next season for the Houston Rockets: Whose team is it going to be? James Harden, or Mike D’Antoni? Different styles, and possibly very different outcomes. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Believe in a Championship With James Harden

Posted on 10 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets did the smart financial move and extended the contract of James Harden now, instead of waiting for the salary cap to be a lot higher, showing trust in their superstar, and in his ability to be a cornerstone in a championship down the line. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets a Dead Team Walking

Posted on 13 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

Making the playoffs or not, the Houston Rockets, with the concept that puts James Harden at the heart of this team, aren’t going to win a championship or even come close. Everything happening now is just basketball redundancy. A team wrongly put together, with players that can’t wait for it all to fall apart, and go their separate ways. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Keep Getting Worse

Posted on 1 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets might still make the NBA playoffs this season; they are still 8th in the West despite winning just four times in their last 13 games. But considering who they’re going to face in the first round of the playoffs if they actually make it, maybe it’s better to just go for the lottery pick and start doing some retooling instead of that feared word, rebuilding. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Should Consider Trading James Harden & Dwight Howard

Posted on 3 Jan, 2016, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets keep trying to find some sort of direction this season and end up at more or less the same place. With James Harden as the hero and villain at once, Dwight Howard good but not enough, and a bunch of players around him who don’t seem too happy about servicing too huge egos, that despite their pay and talent, won’t be carrying this team to titles. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Can’t Blame James Harden All the Time

Posted on 1 Dec, 2015, by in NBA

The James Harden blaming experience is fun to go through, but the Houston Rockets season not picking up isn’t always his fault. More

Houston Rockets – James Harden Following the Daryl Morey Plan

Posted on 4 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

The analytics movement isn’t isolated in just one place in the NBA, but Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, might be the biggest symbol and advocator of it, which has shaped his team in more than just the way they choose their players, but also in trying to control every aspect of the game, including the shooting of a superstar like James Harden. More