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Why the Rockets should stop talking

Rockets GM Daryl Morey has been on a recent media blitz trying to spin-doctor leaks to the press.

Between the chatter regarding Mike D'Antoni's failed contract talks and now rumors of a rift between Paul and Harden, the Rockets are having an ugly offseason.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank explains why the Rockets need to stop spinning and start dealing.

Friday on First Take, Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman talk about their expectations for Russell Westbrook in the playoffs, and Stephen A. explains why Westbrook needs to be careful. Also, Max weighs in on why Westbrook is one of his favorite players, and how he can play better come playoff time.