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There are infinite Ben Simmons rumors and Daryl Morey has a landmark decision to make

The NBA Draft is in a couple of days, and it’s nearly impossible to keep up with the whirlwind of Sixer rumors, let alone league wide...
Tags: Nba, Daryl Morey, Ben Simmons

Why a Lakers trade for a third star won’t be so easy for the franchise

Editor’s note: This is the Thursday July 30 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. There’s a natural assumption in the NBA, backed by decades of evidence: Where there is a disgruntled star, the Lakers remain positioned in the wings, ready to swoop in and snatch him. From Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, to Shaquille O’Neal now to Anthony Davis, it’s understandable that fans could stray toward overconfidence when it com...
Tags: Texas, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Portland, Davis, Nba, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Aeg, Anthony Davis, Houston Rockets, Lakers, Southern California

Daryl Morey on top-seeded 76ers falling short in playoffs: 'We didn't have quite good enough players'

Morey said that he's happy with Philadelphia's roster, but it's his job to get the team over the top
Tags: Philadelphia, Daryl Morey, Morey

Opinion: 76ers, Ben Simmons enter long offseason of discontent after NBA playoff ouster vs. Hawks

Sixers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey isn't afraid to make bold roster moves. Might one be coming this offseason for Ben Simmons?       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Usa Today, Hawks, Daryl Morey, Ben Simmons

Remarks about LeBron James get Pat Riley fined $25,000 for tampering

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami Heat President Pat Riley was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for being too clear that he’d eagerly welcome a reunion with LeBron James. The league said Riley violated its anti-tampering rule with his remarks during an interview Friday on Dan Le Batard’s radio show. Riley said he would “leave the key under the doormat” if James called and said he wanted to return to Miami. James led the Heat to two NBA titles and four straight appearances in the finals before returning...
Tags: New York, Sports, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Nba, Miami, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Cleveland, Dan Le Batard, James, Lakers, Stephen Curry, Suns, Riley

Philadelphia 76ers executive Daryl Morey fined $75,000 for violating NBA's anti-tampering rule

The NBA said the $75,000 fine is response to a social media post that Daryl Morey made about the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Philadelphia, Usa Today, Stephen Curry, Daryl Morey

Morey, 76ers Fined for Team President's Stephen Curry Tweet

The Philadelphia 76ers and their president of basketball operations, Daryl Morey, have each been fined $75,000 for a tweet Morey sent about Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry.
Tags: Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Stephen Curry, Daryl Morey, Morey

American entertainers need to stop apologizing to the Chinese government

Lebron James and John Cena Michael Reaves/Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images John Cena's apology to China for calling Taiwan a "country," was embarrassing, but typical. When a NBA executive tweeted support for Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators, the outspoken social justice activist and superstar Lebron James stood up for ... China. American institutions could stand up to the genocidal China Communist Party. It would mean losing some profits, but it's the right thing to do. This is an...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Hollywood, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Beijing, South Africa, Oscar, Nba, World Health Organization, National Basketball Association, Lebron James, North America

Daryl Morey talks George Hill vs. Kyle Lowry for Sixers at the deadline

Philadelphia 76ers team president Daryl Morey discusses George Hill and Kyle Lowry before the deadline.
Tags: Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, Kyle Lowry, Daryl Morey, George Hill

AP Interview: Morey Embraces Challenges of Leading 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers President Daryl Morey has embraced the challenge of trying to lead the franchise to its first NBA title since 1983.
Tags: Philadelphia, Daryl Morey, Morey

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto runs out of gas in Vancouver

Sometimes you run out of juice. The Toronto Maple Leafs generated the majority of the scoring chances in the first two periods, but fatigue seemed to factor in pretty heavily in the third. Vancouver ended up winning the game 3-1 thanks in large part to a stellar game from their goaltender. As Daryl Morey would […] The post Leafs Report Cards: Toronto runs out of gas in Vancouver appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Vancouver, Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Daryl Morey, Game Reviews

Report: James Harden wanted to leave Rockets before Daryl Morey departed

James Harden said he lost confidence in the Houston Rockets after coach Mike D'Antoni and general manager Daryl Morey departed.
Tags: Rockets, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Daryl Morey, Mike D Antoni

Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta was adamant about not trading James Harden to 76ers

76ers president Daryl Morey and Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta had their differences while together in Houston. Did that affect the James...
Tags: Rockets, Houston, James Harden, Daryl Morey, Tilman Fertitta

How will the Sixers respond if Houston makes a better offer for Ben Simmons?

76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey brought James Harden to Houston years ago. He keep saying Simmons won't be traded,...
Tags: Houston, Sixers, James Harden, Daryl Morey, Simmons, Ben Simmons

Rockets, Wizards agree to Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade

HOUSTON — Russell Westbrook is headed to the Washington Wizards and John Wall is moving to the Houston Rockets in a significant swap of point guards – one an MVP, the other a No. 1 overall draft pick – just weeks before the season starts. The Wizards shipped a 2023 lottery-protected first-round draft pick to the Rockets on Wednesday night. “Having the opportunity to acquire a player of Russell’s caliber and character was something that we could not pass up when looking at both the immediate and ...
Tags: Washington, Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Gm, Nba, Rockets, Philadelphia, John, Houston, Johnson, Houston Rockets, Wall, Ted Leonsis

Daryl Morey explains Sixers acquisitions of Seth Curry, Danny Green

Daryl Morey explains why the Philadelphia 76ers acquired Danny Green and Seth Curry.
Tags: Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers, Daryl Morey, Danny Green, Seth Curry Danny Green

2020 NBA Draft: Daryl Morey swiftly reshapes 76ers with moves that complement Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons

The Sixers made moves to build around their two young All-Stars
Tags: Sixers, Daryl Morey, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

76ers trading Al Horford to Thunder in potential James Harden precursor

Daryl Morey has begun to shake up the 76ers. Before Wednesday night’s NBA Draft 2020, the 76ers traded Al Horford, a 2025 first-round...
Tags: Nba, James Harden, Daryl Morey, Al Horford

Report: James Harden Accountability, P.J. Tucker Contract Among Rockets' Gripes

The Houston Rockets ' tumultuous offseason has seen the departures of president of basketball operations Daryl Morey and head coach...
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Rumor: Daryl Morey’s 76ers salary exceeds $10M, maybe $12M

Daryl Morey said he resigned as Rockets general manager to spend more time with his family. Then, Morey was the 76ers' new president...
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What the 76ers' interest in James Harden says about their faith in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid

This report gives us some insight into what Daryl Morey might be thinking as he embarks on his new role as president of basketball...
Tags: James Harden, Daryl Morey, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

Daryl Morey explains why Rockets went small, future style with Sixers

Philadelphia 76ers president Daryl Morey explains why the Houston Rockets went small and what is to come with the Sixers.
Tags: Rockets, Philadelphia, Houston Rockets, Sixers, Daryl Morey

'Doc Rivers used to ignore Clippers' analytics staff': Daryl Morey's Sixers move could cause issues in..

Doc Rivers was fired because he would ignore the Clippers analytics staff, which is the opposite of how Daryl Morey approaches the game.
Tags: Sixers, Clippers, Daryl Morey, Doc Rivers

Daryl Morey Gets a Chance to Pull Off His Own Process in Philly

After spending a decade-plus continuously reinventing the Rockets, Morey is headed to the Sixers to try and breathe new life into the...
Tags: Philly, Sixers, Daryl Morey, Rockets Morey

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey, who sparked controversy between the NBA and China, to step down

Daryl Morey, who in October last year sparked controversy between the NBA and China with a tweet in support of pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, is stepping down as the Houston Rockets general manager.
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Cnn, Nba, Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey

Daryl Morey steps down as Rockets GM

Adrian Wojnarowski joins SportsCenter to discuss Daryl Morey's decision to step down as the Houston Rockets' GM after 13 years...
Tags: Daryl Morey, Adrian Wojnarowski, Rockets GM, Houston Rockets GM

Timeline: Longest Lakers season ever could end with a title tonight

Editor’s note: This is the Friday Oct. 9 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon, who is among the few reporters with a credential inside the NBA bubble. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. There are many ways to paint this picture, but here’s a small one: On Wednesday, it was Devontae Cacok’s birthday. The Lakers rookie out of UNC-Wilmington is now 24. One of the team’s travel party in the bubble, he’s now had his second birthday of this NBA s...
Tags: Hong Kong, Utah, Florida, News, China, Boston, Milwaukee, Sports, DeMarcus Cousins, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles, Sport, West, Soccer, Shanghai, Portland

Disney's 'Mulan' headache reveals the problems Hollywood faces in China

Liu Yifei in "Mulan." Jasin Boland/Disney For foreign companies, particularly movie studios, surviving in China means navigating piles of red tape and capitulating to censorship. As backlash to Chinese policies grows among US and foreign leaders and publics, those companies are increasingly dealing with pressure from all sides. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The first stirrings of controversy emerged for Disney's live-action remake of "Mulan" more than a year ago, when...
Tags: Hong Kong, Politics, Hollywood, China, Disney, US, America, Trends, Nike, Beijing, United States, Paris, Nba, Chinese communist party, Iger, Mulan

Alexander: Even in a bubble there are distractions for the Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James (23) controls the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James, left, is congratulated by Los Angeles Lakers’ JR Smith, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/A...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Sports, Sport, Green, Soccer, Portland, Nba, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Kobe Bryant, Houston, Smith, Los Angeles Lakers, Staples Center, Portland Trail Blazers

LeBron James showed he was willing to walk, and the NBA was worried

Editor’s note: This is the Thursday August 27 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon, who is among the few reporters with a credential inside the NBA bubble. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. When the bubble was created, the wide speculation was that LeBron James had the most to lose. After two topsy-turvy years, the Lakers had assembled a championship contender. At 35, James could be at the very edge of his prime. As a storm brewed in June,...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, White House, Milwaukee, Sports, America, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Wisconsin, Miami, Lebron James, Muhammad Ali, Donald Trump, Houston Rockets, Ali