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NEW YORK - The NBA fined Philadelphia president of basketball operations Daryl Morey $50,000 on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) for a since-deleted tweet about Houston's James Harden that violated the league's anti-tampering rule.A tweet was ...
Dec 29, 2020
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THE man responsible for the trade that brought James Harden to the Houston Rockets seems plotting to do the same to the Philadelphia 76ers this time.Behind new president of basketball operations and former Rockets official Daryl Morey, the Sixers are "expected ...
Nov 4, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - The question has followed the 76ers for three years, and for each game Joel Embiid fails to keep his conditioning issues under control and Ben Simmons keeps his 3-point shot tucked into his designer shorts, the franchise is no closer ...
Nov 3, 2020
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THE Philadelphia 76ers are retaining Elton Brand as general manger even with the hiring of Daryl Morey as their new president of basketball operations.The Sixers and Brand agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain, this time working under Morey after ...
Nov 2, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers are in advanced negotiations with former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to become president of basketball operations as part of their front-office overhaul that began after an underachieving season, multiple people with direct knowledge of the ...
Oct 29, 2020
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HOUSTON - Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is stepping down on his own accord.The Rockets announced the move Thursday night, a little over a year after he sparked a rift between the NBA and Chinese government when he tweeted support for ...
Oct 16, 2020
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HOUSTON Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is excited with the team's gameplan for the NBA restart.Coach Mike D'Antoni has made adjustments that Morey believes will give the Rockets a boost in the playoff race."At the end of ...
Jul 18, 2020
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HOUSTON - A group of 30 fans at the Houston Rockets' season opener against Milwaukee held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Houston general manager Daryl Morey angered China with ...
Oct 25, 2019
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THE rift between the NBA and China appeared to widen again on Friday, as the fallout over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong continued.A day after NBA Commissioner Adam ...
Oct 19, 2019
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request.Silver also said that the league is already ...
Oct 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES - LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.In ...
Oct 15, 2019
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HOUSTON - The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia.Their two games in Japan were overshadowed by the aftermath of a tweet by general manager Daryl Morey in support for anti-government ...
Oct 14, 2019
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BEIJING - When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game.Until recently, the 20-year-old student ...
Oct 12, 2019
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THE NBA will complete its trip to China in silence.Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets to end this year's NBA China Games series will be played as scheduled in Shenzhen, though there ...
Oct 12, 2019
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IF the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two.No need to complicate things when two team owners had already genuflected to the irate citizens of China. Or when James Harden took ...
Oct 10, 2019
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TOKYO - Yao Ming could be the man in the middle if the NBA and China are going to mend fences.Yao is a former Houston Rockets great and a basketball Hall of Famer. At home, the towering center is even larger as ...
Oct 9, 2019
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MIAMI - Gregg Popovich, the NBA's longest-tenured coach, lauded NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday for his stance supporting freedom of speech amid the ongoing rift with China.Popovich, speaking before his San Antonio Spurs faced the Miami Heat in ...
Oct 9, 2019
IT wasn't even a month ago that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sat overlooking center court at an arena in Beijing, watching the gold-medal game at the World Cup with other basketball dignitaries.That night was all smiles.Silver' ...
Oct 8, 2019
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BEIJING - The NBA put out one statement reacting to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the Hong Kong protest movement.Depending on which language it was read in, the league's words had very different ...
Oct 8, 2019
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AN executive of a rival Western Conference team believes LeBron James is the best player in NBA history as far as analytics is concerned.Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey feels the new Los Angeles Lakers cornerstone is the GOAT over Michael ...
Aug 17, 2018
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HOUSTON - Chris Paul didn't talk about his legacy, and never uttered the word "championship" on Friday when he was officially introduced as the newest member of the Houston Rockets.Still, Paul's motivation for opting into the last year ...
Jul 15, 2017
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