Leslie Alexander Rumors
Alexander, who earlier this year sold the Rockets for $2.2 billion to Houston businessman Tilman Fertitta, confirmed this week that he remains in possession at his home in Florida of the two Larry O’Brien Trophies he accepted for the team’s back-to-back NBA titles in 1993-94 and 1994-95. “They’re here in a corner at my house,” he said during a brief phone conversation. “I haven’t decided how to set them up yet.”
Mark Berman: Former #Rockets owner Leslie Alexander acknowledges he misses owning the franchise: “Of course I do. It’s part of a life. You miss good things like that, sure.” Said he was very emotional when he officially sold the franchise.
Mark Berman: Former #Rockets owner Leslie Alexander on the team having one of the best records in the NBA: “It’s great to know that you designed something that’s been so successful. You always want to leave on a good note.”
Prospective Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta is scheduled to meet with the executive committee of the NBA Board of Governors next week, a person with knowledge of the process said on Friday of the next step toward gaining approval for the transfer of the Rockets ownership from Leslie Alexander.