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NBA News: Sixers Hire Daryl Morey, Rockets Find Next Head Coach

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We recap the latest news around the league.

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The NBA offseason continues on as the NBA Draft approaches on Nov. 18, with NBA Free Agency possibly following 48-72 hours after. The league has floated a targeted start date for next season of Dec. 22, but that idea was recently shot down by Michele Roberts of the NBPA. Here’s the latest news around the league:

  • Daryl Morey is headed to the Philadelphia 76ers on a five-year deal to run their basketball operations, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. Morey recently stepped down from his position with the Houston Rockets and had teased that he would consider career opportunities outside of basketball before signing with the 76ers.
  • Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Stephen Silas will be the next head coach of the Rockets, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Silas’ offensive-minded background won Houston over: