1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

Daryl Morey talks Harden extension, Rockets with SI

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by joshuaao, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. joshuaao

    joshuaao Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2007
    Messages:
    601
    Likes Received:
    305
    Rob Mahoney got some pretty interesting quotes from Morey on Harden's extension, Ryan Anderson's role in the offense, and our potential injury woes.

    On Harden:
    It's been talked about here before, but I think the goodwill this extension creates is the first step in fixing our image/perception around the league.
    Ryan:
    After watching Anderson's highlights, his arsenal of moves is really impressive and will be on full display both in iso situations and as Harden puts pressure on the defense, creates mismatches and sets up easy looks for him. Morey also touches on his defensive shortfalls, which you can't really sugarcoat (even if Morey tries to ;) )

    Full interview here:
    http://www.si.com/nba/2016/07/28/james-harden-rockets-thunder-daryl-morey-mike-dantoni-eric-gordon
     
    1 person likes this.
  2. RESINator

    RESINator Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2014
    Messages:
    1,857
    Likes Received:
    341
    So Hardens got you by the balls Maury. Screw the roleplayers.
     
  3. smoothie

    smoothie Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2001
    Messages:
    18,485
    Likes Received:
    2,417
    i'd be happier is ryno was our 4th or 5th option on offense, rather than our second.

    a healthy dmo is so important to this team because his post game is worthy of being a second option that can also create for shooters.
     
  4. jordnnnn

    jordnnnn Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2010
    Messages:
    5,443
    Likes Received:
    991
    Meh I wouldn't be surprised if Clint, Gordon, Ariza and Anderson all average a similar number of attempts next season.

    And if Dmo stays and stays healthy and gets back to playing like he did for that half season then he too will probably be in that jumble.
     
  5. opticon

    opticon Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2006
    Messages:
    1,895
    Likes Received:
    231
    Interesting article. Another in treating tidbit is that DMO's name was not mentioned once. Corey Brewer and KJ McDaniels names were dropped I the article. Even Nene got some love.

    I wonder if that omissions means some thing or nothing.
     
  6. Mkieke

    Mkieke Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,317
    Likes Received:
    211
    Morey may just not want to speak about a player that he's in open negotiations with.
     
  7. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2001
    Messages:
    17,067
    Likes Received:
    12,331
    There may be rules about talking about a player who is currently restricted and still free to sign with other teams. Good overall article though, it adds calmer feel to the grand plans.
     
  8. topfive

    topfive CF OG
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2002
    Messages:
    10,562
    Likes Received:
    11,122
    Yes, that's EXACTLY what that quote says. Great job of reading between the lines. :rolleyes:
    <BR>
     
Loading...

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now