Houston Rockets’ Daryl Morey and Tilman Fertitta distanced themselves over pro-Hong Kong tweet

Houston Rockets’ Daryl Morey and Tilman Fertitta distanced themselves over pro-Hong Kong tweet

Rockets’ GM and owner taking different sides on Social Media over the Hong Kong issue.

Difference of opinions on Twitter within the Houston Rockets: after a message of support for the cause of Hong Kong by team GM Daryl Morey, Rockets’ owner Tilman Fertitta has distanced himself and the franchise on the issue, claiming that “Morey does NOT speak for the Houston Rockets” and referencing to the team presence in Japan for the NBA preseason.

After Fertitta’s tweet, Morey’s following tweets have been ratioed by Chinese users. The Rockets have been one of the most supported teams in China since the Yao Ming years.

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