Netease Sports reported on October 29:
Today, the media revealed that the former
According to US reporter Tom Hubstroff, Morey has already targeted
The 42-year-old Battier was a Rockets player, but later he won the championship during the Heat. He has retired for many years. Since 2017, he has served as a senior manager for the Heat. The specific position is the vice president of the basketball development and analysis department.
It is reported that Battier and Morey are good friends, and he and the 76ers general manager
Battier's time with the Rockets was just the beginning of Morey's career as a manager. Perhaps it was during that stage that the two formed friendship. It’s still unclear what Battier’s attitude is, whether he is willing to leave the Heat’s current position to join the 76ers. After all, the future direction of the 76ers is still relatively uncertain. There are also rumors of discord between the team’s core players. There is a great possibility of reconstruction. In contrast, the Heat just reached the finals in the past season, which can be described as quite successful. Only need to continue to improve on the current basis.
In the player period, Battier was good at defense and fixed-point outside shooting. Because of his high emotional intelligence and decent handling, Battier was also highly recognized by Chinese fans.
Morey signs with 76ers