Tiger Fighting on October 16 According to ESPN reporters, Darrell Morey has resigned as general manager of the Rockets.
Sources said that after being eliminated in this year's semifinals, Morey and Rockets boss Filtita reached a resignation agreement, and the two sides completed the process in private.
Sources said that Morey did not rule out the possibility of returning to a certain NBA team, but he is increasingly determined to explore things that may be of interest in other occupations.
The source said that before the Rockets determine the candidates for the new head coach, Morey will serve as a consultant in the short term until the Rockets implement the selection of the coach.
According to sources, the Rockets plan to promote Rafael Stone, the current vice president of basketball operations, to general manager, who has made significant contributions to the building of the Rockets team during his tenure.
According to sources, the Rockets also plan to make Eli Witus the team manager.
Sources said that after Morey made inappropriate comments about Hong Kong on Twitter last year, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver predicted that the league might cause US$400 million in losses.
Morey has served as the general manager of the Rockets since the 2007-08 season. He renewed his contract with the Rockets for five years in March 2019.
In the regular season this season, the Rockets have achieved 44 wins and 28 losses. Lost to the Lakers in the Midwestern semifinals of the playoffs.