Daryl Morey

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Full Name Daryl Morey
Age 48 Years Old
Nick Name Morey
Gender Male
Famous As General manager of the Houston Rockets
Birth Date September 14th, 1972
Birth Place Baraboo, Wisconsin

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An American sports executive who is the general manager of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) is named for Daryl Morey. He began his career as a principal consultant with an emphasis on sports at EY-Parthenon, a leading strategy consulting firm. Later, he co-founded the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. Being as general manager for Houston since the year 2007, he has posted the second-most wins in the NBA; behind only the San Antonio Spurs and since the blockbuster trade bringing MVP James Harden to the Rockets, he has posted the third-best record; behind only the Spurs and Golden State Warriors. On 4th October 2019, he tweeted in support of the 2019 Hong Kong protests, drawing criticism from Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta, who said that while Morey was the best general manager in the NBA, the Rockets were not a political organization. Later, he deleted the tweet. Scroll down to get details about his full biography, career, wife, birthday, wiki, family, children, net worth and many more.

Famous For

  • Being the general manager of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
  • Being a strong proponent of analytical methods, having created the true shooting percentage statistic, and co-founded the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA)

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Early Life of Daryl Morey

Daryl Morey was born on 14th September 1972. His hometown is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, the USA. He holds the American nationality and he is White by ethnicity. He is Christian by religion. There is no information regarding his parent's and siblings' names. Regarding his education, he was graduated from Highland High School in Medina, Ohio before receiving a bachelor's degree in computer science with an emphasis on statistics from Northwestern University in the year 1996 as well as an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. As of 2019, he celebrated his 47th birthday with his friends and families.  

Career of Daryl Morey

  • Daryl Morey started his career as a principal consultant. The Parthenon Group is a leading strategy consulting firm. 
  • Moreover, he was also a statistical consultant with STATS, Inc with a focus on sports. 
  • He then served three years as SVP Operations for the Boston Celtics after the Parthenon Group. 
  • He was also given much responsibility for basketball operations including ticket pricing and the development of analytical methods and technology to enhance basketball decisions related to the draft, trades, free agency, and advanced scouting of opponents for the coaching staff with the Celtics. 
  • On 3rd April 2006, Then-Houston Rockets' owner Leslie Alexander named him assistant general manager of the Houston Rockets.
  • The Houston Rockets were the first NBA team to hire such a general manager.
  • He and the Rockets acquired now-All-Star in 2012 and 2017-2018 league MVP James Harden via trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • He was also named the NBA Executive of the Year in 2018.
  • In addition to this, he is the co-chairperson for the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. 
  • He was chosen by Michael Lewis (Author of Moneyball) as the new nerd-hero at the center of his 2016 book, The Undoing Project.
  • He commissioned and produced the basketball-themed musical Small Ball, which opened in April 2018 at the Catastrophic Theater in Houston, Texas.
  • He tweeted in support of the 2019 Hong Kong protests, drawing criticism from Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta, who said that while Morey was the best general manager in the NBA, the Rockets were not a political organization on 4th October 2019. 
  • But, he deleted the tweet.
  • An article in USA Today noted that another tweet by Morey, which was critical of President Donald Trump, was still on his feed
  • He and the NBA issued separate statements addressing the original tweet; Morey said that he never intended his tweet to cause any offense, while the NBA said called the tweet "regrettable" on 7th October. 
  • On 8th October 2019, Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) announced that it was canceling its broadcast of the two NBA preseason games scheduled to be played in mainland China that week, and the PRC canceled NBA Cares community events in Shanghai.
  • An article by Fox Business said that the NBA would look to Africa and India for growth if the league were to sever ties with mainland China as a result of the tweet.

Personal Life of Daryl Morey

Daryl Morey is a married person. He was married to his beautiful wife, Ellen Morey. The couple is also blessed with a daughter named Karen Morey. As of today, the family is living a happy life without any disturbances and without any sign of divorces. His sexual orientation is straight. Both husband and wife support each other at the hard times as well as respect each other. Information regarding their married date and how the duo met and other details are unknown yet. 

Net Worth of Daryl Morey

Daryl Morey is an American sports executive who is the general manager of the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His net worth will be surely in millions whereas he makes around $8 Million per season after signing a five-year contract. As of 2020, his net worth is under review. His source of income is being as the GM of Houston Rockets. From his earnings, he is living a lavish lifestyle. He is satisfied with his earnings as of now. 

Body Measurements of Daryl Morey

Being at the age of forty-seven, he still looks very young with a glowing face. He is a cool and very handsome person. His body build is average. He attracts a lot of people's attention towards him with his cool attitude and charming smile. At present, his body measurements such as height, weight, and other body details have not been revealed by him nor by any sources yet. His skin tone is White. His hair color is light brown while his eye color is dark. He is leading a healthy life at present.