Rockets Wire: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz joins wave of politicians to support Daryl Morey


U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas and known Houston Rockets supporter, joined Democratic presidential candidates Andrew Yang and Julian Castro in showing support for GM Daryl Morey amid the wave of controversy involving the Rockets and China.

Morey and the NBA each issued new statements Sunday night clarifying their positions in an attempt to diffuse the situation moving forward.

In quoting the statement from the NBA league office, however, Cruz simultaneously showed support for Morey’s initial sentiment on Hong Kong — which sparked the controversy — and condemned the league’s official response as inadequate.

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