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For those who say that Les is cheap

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by mig0s, Apr 21, 2016.

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  1. mig0s

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    Who cares? (other than the people who are grateful)

    People will still find a reason to dislike him.
     
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    I think it's well established that Les is one of the poorer owners in the league. As a percentage, $500k is WAY more than what regular folk donate in a month
     
  6. Newlin

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    Les is not cheap. He's thrifty.
     
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    You're a rich regular folk.
     
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    Well, his net worth is $1.54 billion.

    So $500k is 1 / 3,080 of his $1.54 billion.


    If someone has a net worth of $500k, then 1 / 3,080 of that $500k would be $162.


    So $500,000 to Leslie Alexander is the same percentage of his net worth as $162 would be to someone with a net worth of $500,000.






    Having said that, $500,000 is a very generous amount to donate no matter how much you're worth. Remember, it's just one cause he's donating to. I'm sure he donates to many different causes.
     
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    This is just a tax write off.
     
  11. Pizza_Da_Hut

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    He also voted against ads on NBA uniforms and is paying McHale to sit on his ass, but hey, Le$ is cheap. #bLESsed
     
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    But didn't he vote against it because he wants a more lucrative way? Not because he's against ads on uniforms? He wants Chinese ads and the proposed deal he voted against wouldn't allow it (I think).
     
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    DD is the one always b****in about Les being cheap... which is unfounded imo... the guy is more than willing to spend money - he just isn't willing to waste money on mediocre players so we can retain the likes of Patrick Patterson or the like....

    The whole coaching debacle this year is worthy of b****in about ownership/mgmt... but cheap? nah... that's just DD complaining as usual....
     
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    Dude just dropped half a mil like it ain't no thang
     
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    he is clueless
     
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    For those who say Dwight is done or worth shet
     
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    Do you even know what that means?
     
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    Oh, so that means he gets the money back right?
     
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    Bunghole Smackeroos
     
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    k, he better be willing to pay JVG 15mil/year to coach here next season!
     

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