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NBA club owners: Tilman Fertitta — Houston Rockets ($4.8 billion)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Mar 2, 2020.

  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    How are we going to help Tilman catch up to Steve Balmer?

    https://www.businessinsider.com/the...joshua-harris-philadelphia-76ers-43-billion-7



    The 15 richest billionaire NBA club owners, and how they made their fortune

    Tilman Fertitta — Houston Rockets ($4.8 billion)

    How he made his fortune: Described by Forbes as the "world's richest restaurateur", Fertitta owns Texas-based restaurant company Landrys, which includes the brands Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, and Morton's The Steakhouse.

    Fertitta also owns a number of hotels and casinos across the mid-west. He bought the Houston Rockets in September 2017 for $2.2 billion.

    1: Steve Ballmer — Los Angeles Clippers ($51.4 billion)
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    I dropped $85 at Saltgrass last night, did that move the needle?
     
  3. tinman

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    What did you order
     
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    broke ass can't even pay for proper identity theft protection.

    If Fertita made an account here he be the type to never contribute
     
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    Nets owners assets = 5 times Knicks owner assets
     
  7. Ziggy

    Ziggy 99ers STAND BY
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    You're already helping him as much as you can with the daily slurp jobs. Good on you.
     
  8. tinman

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    Let’s have a 99ers lunch at Kemah
     
  9. Madmanmetz

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    Rattlers, Surf n Turf. Texas Tea, wife tried the Chicken Laredo and Vino Rosa.

    I enjoy Saltgrass, the fact the Tilman owns it is just a bonus to me. I realize everyone has him marked down as a broke ass owner. I see him as being calculated. He may choose the wrong time to not go over the tax but I don't see him as cheap. Maybe I am jaded from all he has done to help UH, but we could have done worse as an owner.
     
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    He bought my prior employer 2 years ago. Devalued my stock by 99% in a year. Was magical. #Rednation
     
  11. tinman

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    It shocks me that people here didn’t think Les was a cheap ass and greedy ass Chinese yen grabbing owner

    tilman is a Houstonian so we know if we won a title the farthest he can put the trophy is Kemah
    And it would in an aquarium with cheap goldfish and a ride about it
     
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    More importantly did you pour A1 all over it?
     
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    Did he have a stack of his books by the front door as you walked in? That's how I bought one to give to a relative as a joke for Christmas. Barnes and Noble were sold out, then a light bulb went off and I remembered a Salt Grass not far away and checked it out. Good move. They were half price.
     
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    Of his concepts I actually enjoy saltgrass. The Gm at Kemah is my buddy. I’ll meet someone for a lunch special one of these days.
     
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    I go fairly often and they have been gone from the front for awhile. Maybe mid January was the last time I saw them. I felt like that was in poor taste. I want to eat not hit the book store, but I guess it worked since you bought one. Maybe that's why I'm not a billionaire.
     
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    I was going to mention Le$$ but I figured I'd let it go.
     
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    I am willing to pay 1/4800 of my assets to tax.

    He would be great if he is willing to pay 1/4800 of his assets to luxury tax.

    Tilman is not.
     
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    Tilman better sell more books with NBA going on lock down and his Bubba Gump Shrimp entire losing $1 million in sales everyday.

    GO FUND ME TILMAN TO PAY LTS!
     
  20. tycoonchip

    tycoonchip Tilman has Aids!
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    That's his debt not his net worth silly!
     

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