Daryl Morey

General Manager, Houston Rockets
Daryl Morey

Daryl Morey is General Manager of the Houston Rockets and co-founder of SSAC. During his time with the Rockets the team has had the 2nd best record in the NBA & has never had a losing season. Morey revitalized the Rockets in 2012 by acquiring James Harden via trade from Oklahoma City. A total of 17 transactions were required to set up the trade with the Thunder, including the creation of the league’s first reverse protected draft pick (guarantee to land in the lottery). In 2010, he was named to the Forty Under 40 list by SportsBusiness Journal. He was the Yahoo.com Executive of the Year for 2008-2009. He was named “Top 50 Most Influential People in Basketball” by HOOPSWORLD. Morey joined Houston after serving three years as SVP for the Boston Celtics. He holds a BS from Northwestern University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Follow Daryl Morey on Twitter @dmorey