Even though Dwight Howard has only been a member of the Houston Rockets for a short time, GM Daryl Morey says the newest face of the franchise, along with James Harden, will be calling the shots from now on.
Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik's names were tossed around in trade rumors amid the speculation that Howard would sign with the Rockets, however Houston's new center and Harden made it known they would rather the two stay in town.
And that is the way it is going to be, according to Morey.
"The reality is James and Dwight want to play with Jeremy and Omer," Morey said Saturday after introducing Howard in a news conference. "I've been kicked down to assistant GM. They're going to be here."
Only one problem for the "new Rockets GMs," Asik officially requested a trade in response to the news of Howard's signing, a request denied by the organization, because he likely thought his role with the team would be reduced greatly as the two play the same position at center.
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