By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Houston Rockets have re-signed general manager Daryl Morey to an extension on Wednesday. He received a five-year deal.
The 46-year-old has been the team’s general manager since 2007. He look over for Carroll Dawson on May 10, 2007.
“I’m super happy,” Morey said. “I’d love to be with the Rockets for life. This obviously solidifies us for a little while. I’m just really thankful to Tilman Fertitta for having the faith in our team. And really, it is about us having a team of people that makes this all work; Coach (Mike) D’Antoni, (vice president) Keith Jones, (vice president) Gersson Rosas, (trainer) Jason Biles, (assistant general manager) Monte McNair, (assistant general manager) Eli Witus, (assistant general manager, Vipers GM) Jimmy Paulis.
“We have too many people to mention, but I’m only as good as the people behind me.”