Daryl Morey sends perfect tweet about Rockets winning championship
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey sent a perfect tweet on Monday explaining why his team is poised to win the championship this year.
Shaquille O’Neal argued in an interview posted Saturday by the New York Post that the NBA season should be canceled. Part of his reason is that beyond safety issues, any team that wins it all would have an asterisk anyway because the season is altered.
So why does Morey think his Rockets are set to win it all? Because Houston championships get an asterisk.
— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) May 12, 2020
That’s a reference to the Astros, who were exposed by MLB as cheating during the 2017 postseason when they won the World Series. It’s also a reference to the two championships the Rockets won in the mid-90s when Michael Jordan stepped away from the NBA to play baseball.
The Astros didn’t officially get an asterisk, but they have been heavily ridiculed for their actions. Morey would happily accept a championship even if it came with an asterisk. So would many others throughout the league.