Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 7/16/12
HOUSTON If the general manager of the Houston Rockets were in public office, Daryl Morey would be in big trouble this election cycle. Approval ratings would be way down. And it probably wouldnt even matter whom he was running against. Are you better off now than you were even one year ago? Morey's opponent might say. No. One year ago you had Goran Dragic. Now you have Zoran Dragic. G comes before Z. So vote for me. This has been an especially tough offseason for Morey, in the eyes of the public. He let Goran Dragic, Kyle Lowry and Luis Scola go. The team currently does not have a center, unless you count rookie Donatas Motiejunas, who is probably more of a power forward. Morey offered a 25 million contract to someone named Omer Asik who averages three points per game. And, as usual, the Rockets have more tweeners than a Justin Bieber concert. It is only July, and that needs to be constantly and dutifully emphasized, but the Rockets are much, much worse than they were in May. ...
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