It’s been 22 years since the Houston Rockets last put a ring on it, and Leslie Alexander is ready to allow someone else to try. News of the Rockets being put up for sale rocked the NBA community, but the solution seems obvious: Let Beyonce upgrade HOU.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is more than the most famous Houstonian alive. She’s put the city on the pop culture map with regular shoutouts (“I’m out that H town comin’ comin’ down”). And she’s a Rockets fan — she’s shown up in their jerseys on several occasions including her blowout performance at “Made In America.” She even has a song called “Rocket.”
Beyonce and husband Jay-Z, himself a former part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets, are estimated to be worth more than $1 billion. The Rockets should be sold for more than double that — remember that the Los Angeles Clippers, playing second-fiddle in an only slightly larger market, were sold for $2 billion. But we’re not here trying to say the mother of three should liquidate Blue’s trust fund to buy her hometown team.
Whichever billionaire does buy the Rockets — the Houston area alone has 11 — would be wise …read more
Source:: For The Win