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Les Alexander didn't pay his employees $3 Million Dollars

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Mar 27, 2020.

  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    Non Pandemic reasons




    1 million dollars for a starter? Nah. Took it so Les can go under the cap to get Pippen.
    9 million? that's not what was promised for taking the sacrifice.

    Code:
                                                   
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    1984-85   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA   307000
    1985-86   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA   437500
    1987-88   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA   822500
    1988-89   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA  1536000
    1989-90   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA  3000000
    1990-91   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA  2900000
    1991-92   Philadelphia 76ers        NBA  3200000
    1992-93         Phoenix Suns        NBA  2420000
    1993-94         Phoenix Suns        NBA  3250000
    1994-95         Phoenix Suns        NBA  4030000
    1995-96         Phoenix Suns        NBA  4760000
    1996-97      Houston Rockets        NBA  4695000
    1997-98      Houston Rockets        NBA  2250000
    1998-99      Houston Rockets        NBA  1000000
    1999-00      Houston Rockets        NBA  9000000
    Career              (may be incomplete) 43608000
    
    Video evidence of Peter Vecsey talking about Barkley's contract "All he has to do is show up and get 14 million" (in his last season)
    Les paid him $9 million

    Provided by Basketball-Reference.com: View Original Table
    Generated 3/27/2020.

     
  2. Invisible Fan

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    I'm starting to think tinman is a hologram from the 90s
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    I get TIlman isn't a great owner.
    Doesn't change Les being the bastard that brought all this down on us.

    China being mad at Morey? Well who the hell marketed the hell out of Rockets to be China's team?
    You think China would care if John Paxson said anything about Hong Kong?

    He kicked Dream to Toronto over a few million bucks. I WILL NEVER FORGIVE HIM.
     
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    Barkley's fault that he didn't get it in writing. Les is a genius!
     
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    You comparing a millionaire not getting 3 million dollars to working class people who can't even make ends meet getting ****ed by Tilman you really are stupid and ignorant af
     
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    you don't even know this era so don't comment on it Lil UZI Vert

    I know you don't know jack about the history of the Rockets

    do you even know where Houston on a map of Houston?
     
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    Well his problem was that he sacrificed for the Rockets to sign a max player , not realizing the owner is a dirtbag.

    This was during the Joe Smith under the table contract scandal.

    Les was scared of his backend deal with Barkley so he decided not to pay him.
     
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    Bad bad thread bro in poor taste. You need to separate basketball from real life right now
     
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    Convinced @tinman is mentally not there he a grown ass man acting like a child paint your face clown
     
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    I used to sell Rockets championship gear as a kid at Astroworld shut the **** up you clown
     
  11. Pizza_Da_Hut

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    Now... This is a good reason not to pay your employees. If anything, it makes for fewer donuts Chuck can eat, which in turn might have saved his life.

    Typical lame stream media here, trying to paint a good Rockets owner as a bad one. You won't get me.
     
  12. tinman

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    and you use to deliver furniture for Mattress Mack too

    and you also rode on the shoulders of Koko B Ware in Houston Wrestling

    @Jontro

    sure pal
     
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    Can't be an owner if you don't own a team
     
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    Two wrongs don’t make a right.
     
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    I hope Chuck got his money
    That was wrong for they did to him

    He was a good Rocket and even stayed to mentor or try to mentor Steve Francis



    Sorry you had to wear the clown jerseys and thanks for saying they are ugly when Drexler was being Drexler about his opinion
     
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    @Air Yordan

    If Les was still owner, Daryl Morey would be kidnapped by Chinese agents with the nod from Les and be beaten in a torture camp by the Chinese

    who wants more Chinese money?

    China or Les?

    Les
     
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    As clueless as Barkley now is, even when adjusted for inflation, he was never paid enough. That man was an absolute bargain on every team he played for.
     
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    Oh I forgot the other employees Les screwed over
    They are called the Clutch City two time championship Rockets teams
    They won two trophies that are worth millions of amounts of pride and happiness
    And took them with him to Florida like they were ikea lamps
    @Jontro
     
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    ok, tilman.
     
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    @tinman , saying Les did a nice thing donating a large amount of money to Houston charities doesn't equal "loving Les." It also doesn't warrant a thread "yelling" at everyone about it, which is pretty much what you are doing now, in my opinion. It is possible to dislike the current owner and the previous owner as well.

    It is also OK to still be pissed off at horrible Rockets ownership back in the day that wouldn't pay restricted free agent and MVP Moses Malone what he was worth, Moses being one of the greatest players to ever step on the hardwood. The Sixers offered Moses under $2.2 million a year over 6 years. Rather than match that contract offer, the Rockets traded him for peanuts to Philadelphia and decided to rebuild. They didn't ask fans like me what I thought about it. It was one of the most lopsided trades in NBA history. Philadelphia won a championship the very next season, with Moses being, again, the regular season MVP, and MVP of the Finals. The Rockets had absolutely no idea who they would draft later. It was ownership saying **** you to the fans and saving some money.

    Chew on that. I'm going to bed.
     
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