Daryl Morey Rumors
The Golden State owner Joe Lacob invited Houston’s general manager, Daryl Morey, to join a Warriors contingent that flew from Houston to Chicago on a private plane arranged by the Warriors, according to two people with knowledge of the flight. The shared commute took place this week after the Rockets evened the series, 1-1, with a home victory on Wednesday night in Game 2, according to the people, who were not authorized to discuss the details publicly.
“James is very smart,” said Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who has turned over the entire roster with the exception of Harden, Capela and glue guy Trevor Ariza in the past two years. “[Harden] saw the potential — [Capela’s] ability to get off the ground quick, his ability to apply what he learned quick, his ability to finish around the rim, all that. I think James saw that early and really helped develop that.” Harden privately lobbied for Capela to get more playing time in 2015-16. While that was evidence of Harden’s frustration with Howard, whose insistence on post touches bogged down the Rockets’ offense, it was also a strong vote of confidence in Capela.
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