Leslie Alexander Rumors
James Harden: “Dear Red Nation: Saturday was a big day for all of us who love the Rockets. I feel so honored to be able to extend my basketball career in this great City which I now call home. I can’t thank Mr. Alexander enough for the faith he has shown in me and the incredible support my family and I feel from the organization and our fans. From the first day I arrived you embraced me as your own. Your support has helped me grow so much as a player and as a man – from the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!”
Calvin Watkins: Houston Rockets guard James Harden has signed a four-year contract extension, owner Leslie Alexander said. “I’m happy to be here for four more years,” Harden said. “This is home for me.”
Free-agent forward Ryan Anderson has reached agreement on a four-year, $80 million contract with the Houston Rockets, league sources told The Vertical. Rockets owner Leslie Alexander, the front office and coach Mike D’Antoni met with Anderson in Southern California on Saturday and received a commitment shortly afterward, league sources said.
Mark Berman: #Rockets owner Leslie Alexander says Dwight Howard has chosen to opt out of his contract: “He exercised the right that he had.”