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Possible Future Owners of Rockets

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by rockets13champs, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. rhino17

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    The Chinese Billionaires are going to come hard at this.

    p.s. y'all took Les for granted. You may soon regret that.
     
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    I don't know. I think Bballholic is a strong candidate that shouldn't be overlooked.
     
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    I'll throw an interesting name in the hat.... Dr. Dre and/or Jimmy I.

    With the Apple deal landing them a few bil, they may look to transfer their assets to another business venture like a sports team, and Dre had interest in the Clippers before, but he hadn't sold Beats at the time which netted him a pretty penny.
     
  5. Newlin

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    I didn't realize that Fertitta was already an Advisor Director for the Rockets. Not sure whet he really does, but he clearly already has some relationship with the team.
     
  6. Dr of Dunk

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    He used to be a minority owner, but that was before he teamed up with John Moores (I think) to buy the Rockets before Les "outbid" him. From what I recall that whole situation ended kind of ugly between Fertitta and Charlie Thomas.
     
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    Dan Duncan's kids are worth like 20 billion combined I think.
     
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    It was his idea to put the tallest escalator in Houston in Toyota Center. The original design was to include a Waterfall and Gorilla cage, but they decided to put that in the Summit, instead.

    I totally forgot he's on the Rockets advisory board. I think that was the time of the switch to TC. I always figured he was advising on the food court stuff.
     
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    Doubt he will, but he is getting free PR by saying so.
     
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    I don't want anyone with Seattle ties buying the team.
     
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    If a Yao led (frontman) group bids I'm sure they would get serious interest, with the league wanting more Chinese connections and his ties to the franchise.
     
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    Sign me the hell up for Jack Ma with Yao on board if Friedkin/Kinder/Hildebrand aren't interested.
     
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    My sister is best friends (and old roommates) with Jimmy's daughter so I know them fairly well... don't think he would be interested. And even if he was, he isn't nearly liquid enough.
     
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    net worth 85billion :O
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    A tech guru would be perfect for Morey and his war room.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Nah, I am thinking the Chinese will be cautious because the President has curbed their spending enthusiasm in the recent past.

    That said, we can't fully exclude this possibilty.
     
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    can a person own 2 nba teams? what if cuban bids? he'd trade with himself to move beard to dallas i'm sure.
     
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    George Bishop
    That exact reason should give you your answer
     
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    had to look up george bishop.
     

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