Tad Brown Rumors
Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta and the Rockets organization are discussing plans to support the victims and families of Friday’s school shooting in Santa Fe at Thursday’s home game and in the community, Rockets CEO Tad Brown said on Saturday. “We’re getting more information,” Brown said. “Tilman is very engaged with it. He and I have been talking about (what can be done.) I’d call it a recognition of the importance of supporting all of our community. We’re actively trying to figure out how we can best impact those people affected by it. “It’s amazing that these things seem to be more and more commonplace now. This hits close to home because it’s right down the street. We’re going to make sure we get all the appropriate information and deliver the appropriate tribute and support that we can.”
Mark Berman: NBA sources: #Rockets CEO Tad Brown and Tilman Fertitta met with the ownership committee of the NBA’s Board of Governors in New York today. Everything went well and expectations are Fertitta will be approved as the new owner of the Rockets by the end of next week,.
Tad Brown: I can confirm that @Daryl Morey will not be part of a group buying the @HoustonRockets, nor will I or any member of the current team. We are solely focused on finding the best buyer for Mr. Alexander, the City of Houston, and Rockets fans all over the world.
The Houston Rockets are for sale, and KHOU 11 Sports has already identified one potential buyer. Team CEO Tad Brown confirmed the news Monday and said Alexander is committed to selling the team to someone who will keep it in Houston. Local billionaire businessman Tilman Fertitta told KHOU 11 Sports’ Matt Musil, “Of course I’m interested,” and owning the team is “a great opportunity.”
Today, Houston Rockets Chief Executive Officer Tad Brown announced owner Leslie Alexander’s intentions to sell the franchise. Alexander has placed Brown in charge of coordinating the sales process in conjunction with the NBA league office.
Leslie Alexander: I’ve made this decision after much deliberation with my family and friends, and do so knowing the franchise is in great shape with the players, coaches and management team in place. CEO Tad Brown will oversee the sales process with the league office, supported by my management team.”