ROCKETS SOLD

Les Alexander sells Rockets to Tilman Fertitta for $2.2 billion

It was happening and now it has happened -- the Houston Rockets have been sold. Leslie Alexander, who owned the Rockets franchise for the past 24 years, has sold the team to Houston billionaire Tilman J. Fertitta for a sale price of $2.2 billion. Fertitta, who has lived in the Houston area all his life, is the owner of Landry's restaurant chains and Golden Nugget casinos/hotels. "I am truly honored to have been chosen as the next owner of the Houston Rockets," said Fertitta. "This is a life-long dream come true."

Houston Rockets News

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017
Podcast: As they near a superstar trio, Rockets go up for sale By Clutch
Discussing the addition of Chris Paul, the pursuit of Carmelo Anthony and the shocking news that the Houston Rockets are up for sale.
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MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
Leslie Alexander is putting the Houston Rockets up for sale By Clutch
Got a billion or two? The Houston Rockets are now up for sale.
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TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
Rockets to hold rally inside Toyota Center for Chris Paul By Clutch
Fans will be treated to an event at Toyota Center Friday as the team introduces Chris Paul.
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SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017
Rockets sign James Harden to richest extension ever, will pay him $228 million By Clutch
James Harden is now signed with Houston for the next six seasons.
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SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017
Nene is back! Rocket center agrees to three-year deal By Clutch
Nene Hilario will return to the Houston Rockets, signing a new three-year deal.
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SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017
Rockets add defense, sign PJ Tucker By Clutch
Rockets add a defensive weapon to their bench, signing former Longhorn PJ Tucker.
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017
Stephen A. Smith says Carmelo Anthony will sign with Rockets if bought out By Clutch
A pairing of James Harden and Chris Paul is sure to attract others and reports are already starting to come out on that.
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017
Rockets land Chris Paul in a blockbuster trade By Clutch
It's happening: Chris Paul has been traded to the Houston Rockets for three players and a first round pick.
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