Reaction to Rockets up for sale

Fans reacted to the Rockets' owner Leslie Alexander's decision to sell the team.

HOUSTON - News of Houston Rockets' owner Leslie Alexander putting the team up for sale sparked reaction from fans on social media Monday.

Some fans expressed concern about the possibility of the team moving out of Houston. However, Rockets CEO Tad Brown confirmed Alexander is committed to selling the team to someone who will keep it in Houston.

Houston businessman Tilman Fertitta has already expressed interest in buying the Rockets. Among other potential buyers fans would like to see include Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Beyoncé.

 

Other fans are hoping the new owner will consider bringing an NHL franchise to Houston.

Photos: Rockets owner Leslie Alexander through the years

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