[New Ownership] What characteristics are important to you?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by today, Jul 17, 2017.

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What characteristics would you like the new ownership to have? Choose your top 3.

Poll closed Monday at 3:42 PM.
  1. Hands-ON approach to basketball decisions

    1.9%
  2. Hands-OFF approach to basketball decisions

    48.8%
  3. Willingness to spend money (buying draft picks, paying tax, etc)

    85.0%
  4. Loyalty to current management

    54.4%
  5. Loyalty to the city of Houston

    61.3%
  6. Loyalty to the Houston Rockets "Family" History

    13.8%
  7. Individual Owner

    6.9%
  8. Ownership Group

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Ownership Group - With Famous People involved

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Ownership Group - With Houston Athletes involved

    3.1%
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  1. today

    today Contributing Member

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    We've been blessed to have such an amazing owner in Les Alexander, who really considered the Rockets to be his way of giving back to the community by putting a winner on the court for us to enjoy. I'm not sure that we'll get a better owner than Les, but I'm interested to see what characteristics you deem as being most important in the new ownership.
     
  2. sealclubber1016

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    Hands off and willing to spend, that's all that matters.
     
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  3. Deckard

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    Integrity and deep pockets. Fertitta doesn't have the integrity. He might have the deep pockets. Maybe. I hope not.
     
  4. apollo33

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    Let Morey do his thing and pay the taxes
     
  5. K-Low_4_Prez

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    Stay in Houston... don't be an idiot
     
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    -main focus is on winning and competing for chips

    -willing to pay the tax

    -will trust the front office to make good decisions and won't act like he's the smartest guy in the room

    -continues the tradition of treating our stars right

    -will change the uniforms

    -will come up with ways to get the Toyota Center more lively and energetic during games (something has to be done about the lower bowl, it's embarrassing)

    -won't even think about relocating
     
  7. Know Your Role

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    I want to see a basketball machine from top to bottom. Focused on the game and not the extra stuff that doesn't help winning. We don't need bottle service and giant tv's in the stadium.
     
  8. DallasThomas

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    Had a tough time choosing between "Hands-off approach" and "Loyalty to current management." Right now, they're one and the same: Just let Morey do his job.

    My biggest hope: No good ol' boys. Someone more like Les instead of the typical Houston sports owners of the past (Hofheinz, Adams, McLane, McNair, etc.). These types usually run loser organizations thanks to their handshake deals and general southern beau attitudes.
     
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  9. icecreamman

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    #1 reason should be loyalty to Houston. I'd be heartbroken if they got relocated.
     
  10. Os Trigonum

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    someone pretty, like Christina Pagniacci, only prettier.
     
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    I feel that Morey should be in the rafters next to CD one day, so it's really important to me that the new ownership lets Morey do his job, gives him all the resources needed, and gives him at least through the end of his extended contract before considering a change.
     
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  13. TheRedRanger

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    Staying in Houston would be the most important.
     
  14. don grahamleone

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    Loyalty to Tad, Morey etc. Loyal to Houston, willing to spend in order to win.
     
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  15. ThatBoyNick

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    In order

    Stay in Houston
    Keep Morey
    Spend money

    That's all I care about.
     
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    Yao Ming should be calling his billionaire Chinese connections to build his ownership group. I think a group like that would check all of the boxes and calm the nerves of everyone.
     
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    I would say it's close to zero percent chance the Rockets would leave the city. The NBA isn't going to want a city the size of a Houston to be without an NBA team.
     
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    Yao/Hakeem/ Rudy T / JVG ownership combo ... With Chinese investors .
     
  20. ghettocheeze

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    1. Do something about the horrible "corporate" atmosphere of the Toyota Center crowd.
    2. Give Morey full autonomy as the GM.
    3. New branding and classic unis.
    4. Put Mark Cuban his place as the worst owner in the state of Texas.
     
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