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Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Daryl Morey's Facebook Request

The Rockets' GM, who has lost two centers to serious injury in the last few months -- Dikembe Mutombo and Yao Ming -- has used Facebook to help charm a free agent replacement.

His target? Dwight Howard's backup in Orlando, Marcin Gortat.

This was posted on Daryl Morey's Facebook page shortly before midnight:

Meeting in a few w/ Gortat.Send a note to him NOW at He will receive. Show him how much we want him in Red! 

The Rockets' website has more on the team's respect for Gortat.