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Is this proof that Tilman is the new owner instead of Les?

  1. Yes

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    61.8%
  2. No

    21 vote(s)
    38.2%
  1. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    They can't ignore us now!
     
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    If you ignore money, we are better with Ryno than without him. I think Les would have traded Ryno and picks to save money even if it weakened the team a little. So I would say the fact that Ryno is still here is the biggest sign that Tilman is the new owner.
     
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    Once again Kenny is showing how he does not want the Rockets to get a Chip. How can he keep saying things that just make him sound like a hater. Can't wait for the Rockets prove all the naysayers wrong. It is going to be one hell of ride!
     
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    It was the vision of Les that brings the Rockets to where they are today.

    After a game vs the Knicks, Les was in the corridors of Madison Square Garden. D’Antoni who was the
    coach at the time passed by Les. Les is quoted as saying something like, why can’t we play fast like them.

    Les was here prior when the Rockets traded for Harden.
    Les was there when the Rockets drafted Capela.
    Les is the biggest driving force in the signing of D’Antoni.
    Les was in place as owner when the Rockets traded for CP3.
    Signed Tucker.
    Signed Luc RMaM.

    Les knows that it takes a ton of money to win a championship. Thus sold the team. I credit Tilman
    for bringing in Joe Johnson and B Wright. Hopefully one more buyout when available.

    Saw on Bleacher Report today that Tillman thinks buying the team at 2.2 billion was sorta underpaying.
    Team will be worth 3 billion within 5-10 years.

    Qi will probably help him earn back most, if not all that money back next year.
     
  6. hongxingli

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    nah, this is continuation of our mastery GM's work.
     
  7. BigMaloe

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    What does Tillman have to do with anything?
     
  8. tinman

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    So Tillman inherited a great team ?
     
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    Spurs playing a little rope a dope
     
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  10. ApacheWarrior

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    Carrying the baton and running with it.

    Les envisioned the quicker pace before Steve Kerr and the Warriors showed a quicker NBA PACE
    could be successful in 2014/15.

    *i heard about what Les said about D’Antoni.....when they hired D’Antoni. Probably a trip to NY when
    Lin was running the team and Melo was out.
     
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    Illuminati....check out triangle in hands!!o_O
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  12. swyyyguy

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    DELUSION TRAIN BOARDED!!
     
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    I don't get it. By Tinman standards, Chuck should be an object of derision since he wasn't a part of either of the two championship teams. Instead, Tinman seems to love him. I don't get it. I never liked Barkley much as a Rocket, still don't like him as an ex-Rocket.
     
  14. tinman

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    You can look at this two different ways
    Barkley being free to have his opinion of the Rockets without any ties to any wrong-doings by the organization

    Or do you credit the regime that inherited a great team

    steve Patterson and Charlie Thomas forever
     
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    And Tilman will complete Les' Rockets ownership journey by inheriting a championship brought home by the team that Les built.
     
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    This is simply Barkley looking at the standings and noticing the huge gap between the top two and the rest of the teams. I don't think this specific comment has anything to do with Les not being the owner anymore.
     
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    I don't understand your poll question. Isn't the fact Tillman bought out the Rockets the proof he is the new owner?
     
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    Head and shoulders above any team in the NBA.
     
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    @tinman expects us to give extra points to Charles as an analyst for momentarily recognizing the absurdly obvious.

    Make sure you give him extra points, guys!
     
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    Basically. Were any of the offseason moves made with Tilman's input or did he purchase the team after they were completed? I'll give him credit for this much though. He hasn't rocked the boat in his first season as owner. He knows he has a great thing going and isn't f'ing it up. Les fired a bunch of people right away(some of whom were quickly rehired due to fan backlash) and put plans in place to replace our uniforms that resulted in the pinstripe pajamas that we were stuck with for 8 years.
     
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