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  • Rockets protested game despite Tilman Fertitta’s dissent
    • Rockets protested game despite Tilman Fertitta’s dissent
    Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta talks big about his devotion to winning....2020
  • • Rockets Owner: ‘I’m Not Worried About Anybody in the West’
    Rockets team owner Tilman Fertitta is very confident in his team’s chances to win an NBA title this season. “We’re really good,” says Fertitta, adding that the Rockets don’t fear the Lakers, Clippers or Nuggets the way they once feared Golden State. The voluble owner also can’t figure out what the big deal is about […] The post Rockets Owner: ‘I’m Not Worried About An...2020
  • • Rockets owner says nobody fears Lakers or Clippers, which misses the point of Houston's predicament entirely
    Tilman Fertitta doesn't seem to grasp the trouble that his Rockets are in...2020
  • Tilman Ferttita: Rockets don’t fear Lakers, Clippers like they did Warriors
    • Tilman Ferttita: Rockets don’t fear Lakers, Clippers like they did Warriors
    Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta likes to talk....2020
  • • Rockets tried to trade for DeAndre Jordan
    The Rockets attempted to add the Nets to their four-team trade this week, hoping to acquire center DeAndre Jordan, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reveals in an Instagram video. Brooklyn turned down the offer and elected to hold onto the veteran center, but Wojnarowski’s report indicates two things about the Rockets. The team may not have intended to fully commit to the small-ball approach it has used s...2020
  • Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta actually greenlighting luxury tax
    • Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta actually greenlighting luxury tax
    The proof will almost certainly be in the pudding....2020
  • Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta greenlights luxury tax
    • Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta greenlights luxury tax
    The proof will almost certainly be in the pudding....2020
  • • Rockets owner not happy with team’s performance ahead of trade deadline
    Reports earlier in the week indicated that Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta wanted to shed some salary as a way to save cash against the NBA’s luxury tax model. That may no longer be the case. Houston is currently engaged in what would be a four-team deal that would send star forward Robert Covington from Minnesota to the Rockets. The same deal would include starting center Clint Capela headi...2020
  • • Rockets motivated to make trades due to luxury tax concerns?
    The Rockets are looking to shave enough salary off their payroll to avoid the luxury tax, Jabari Young of CNBC.com reports. The Rockets have been actively engaged in trade talks, most notably dangling center Clint Capela, who is in the early stages of a five-year, $90M contract. Moving Nene, who has a non-guaranteed $10M salary for next season, would also contribute greatly toward that goal. The R...2020
  • Report: Rockets trying to dodge luxury tax before trade deadline
    • Report: Rockets trying to dodge luxury tax before trade deadline
    After the Rockets got eliminated last season, owner Tilman Fertitta put on a big show about his commitment to winning....2020

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Tilman Fertitta trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Rockets tried to trade for DeAndre Jordan
    The Rockets attempted to add the Nets to their four-team trade this week, hoping to acquire center DeAndre Jordan, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reveals in an Instagram video. Brooklyn turned down the offer and elected to hold onto the veteran center, but Wojnarowski’s report indicates two things about the Rockets. The team may not have intended to fully commit to the small-ball approach it has used s...2020
  • • Rockets owner not happy with team’s performance ahead of trade deadline
    Reports earlier in the week indicated that Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta wanted to shed some salary as a way to save cash against the NBA’s luxury tax model. That may no longer be the case. Houston is currently engaged in what would be a four-team deal that would send star forward Robert Covington from Minnesota to the Rockets. The same deal would include starting center Clint Capela headi...2020
  • • Rockets motivated to make trades due to luxury tax concerns?
    The Rockets are looking to shave enough salary off their payroll to avoid the luxury tax, Jabari Young of CNBC.com reports. The Rockets have been actively engaged in trade talks, most notably dangling center Clint Capela, who is in the early stages of a five-year, $90M contract. Moving Nene, who has a non-guaranteed $10M salary for next season, would also contribute greatly toward that goal. The R...2020
  • • Report: Rockets trying to dodge luxury tax before trade deadline
    After the Rockets got eliminated last season, owner Tilman Fertitta put on a big show about his commitment to winning....2020
  • • Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta wants to shed salary to avoid luxury tax
    The Houston Rockets have come up in a lot of trade rumors with Thursday’s deadline coming up, and there is definitely a reason for that. The Rockets, according to a new report, are motivated to shed salary. According to Jabari Young of CNBC, owner Tilman Fertitta wants to reduce the team’s $140 million payroll to get under the luxury tax threshold. Some league executives believe that GM Daryl More...2020
  • Rockets Owner Fined $25K for Commenting on Russell Westbrook Trade
    • Rockets Owner Fined $25K for Commenting on Russell Westbrook Trade
    Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has reportedly been fined $25,000 by the NBA for publicly addressing the Russell Westbrook — Chris Paul trade before it was official. Fertitta said Houston was thrilled to acquire Westbrook. Russ and superstar teammate James Harden “wanted to play together,” according to Fertitta. Per ESPN: The league office has not announced […] The post Rockets Own...2019
  • ‘That’s News to Me’: Chris Paul Denies Report of Trade Request
    • ‘That’s News to Me’: Chris Paul Denies Report of Trade Request
    Chris Paul pooh-poohed published reports that he has requested a trade out of Houston, mocking them as “news” to him on social media. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey also issued forceful denials that CP3’s camp wants out. Team owner Tilman Fertitta added that he’s excited to have both Paul and teammate James Harden—”two very competitive […] The post ‘T...2019
  • Rockets GM: Chris Paul Has Not Asked for Trade
    • Rockets GM: Chris Paul Has Not Asked for Trade
    Chris Paul has not requested a trade, according to Rockets general manager Daryl Morey. Houston’s front-office, however, acknowledges the reported tension between CP3 and co-star James Harden, “two high-level competitors.” H-Town’s tumultuous offseason has also exposed additional “messiness” regarding head coach Mike D’Antoni‘s contract negotiation, ...2019
  • • Rockets GM Daryl Morey to get contract extension
    GM Daryl Morey has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Rockets, according to Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. Morey was in the final year of his current deal. The 46-year-old started his career with the Celtics before coming to Houston in 2006 as assistant GM. He was promoted to his current job after the 2007 season. “I’m super happy,” Morey said. “I’d love to be with the Ro...2019
  • • Rockets owner would 'love to see' Jimmy Butler join Rockets
    While the Heat are regarded as the most serious suitor for Jimmy Butler, the Rockets have also been cited as one of the teams most aggressively looking to acquire the All-NBA wing from the Timberwolves. In a conversation with Steven Godfrey of SBNation.com, Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta confirmed that his club would like to trade for Butler – a Houston native – if the price is right. “We would lov...2018

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  • • Jeff Bzdelik returning to Rockets
    Rockets associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik plans to end his brief retirement and return to the team, tweets Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. Bzdelik had spent two seasons in Houston and was the architect of a defense that has fallen on hard times since he left. Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston spoke to team owner Tilman Fertitta, who confirmed that Bzdelik will be returning (Twitter link)....2018

Top Tilman Fertitta news

  • Report: Tilman Fertitta Agrees to Buy Rockets for Record $2.2 Billion
    Fertitta has no other partners in the purchase. The post Report: Tilman Fertitta Agrees to Buy Rockets for Record $2.2 Billion appeared first on SLAMonline....2017
  • • Report: Houston Rockets to be sold for record price of $2.2 billion
    Longtime owner Leslie Alexander reportedly agrees to sell the team to billionaire Tilman Fertitta...2017
  • • Rockets owner says nobody fears Lakers or Clippers, which misses the point of Houston's predicament entirely
    2020
  • • Powerful Houston, Texas boosters bothered by Big 12 expansion decision
    Tilman Fertitta and Red McCombs responded to the Big 12 opting not to expand...2016
  • • Tilman Fertitta introduced as the new owner of the Houston Rockets
    HOUSTON (AP) -- Tilman Fertitta has been a fan of the Rockets since before they moved to Houston, and after a failed attempt to buy the team long ago he was prepared to do whatever it took not to miss another chance....2017
  • • Q&A with new Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta, who says when he will go into luxury tax
    Q&A with new Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta, who says when he will go into luxury tax...2017
  • • Rockets owner: Luxury tax no issue if competing for titles
    Tilman Fertitta recently bought the Houston Rockets for $2.2 billion, but the new owner isn’t afraid of investing a whole lot more money in the franchise.USA Today‘s Sam Amick notes Fertitta said he’ll be “one pissed off son of a gun” if he doesn’t have a few championships, so the luxury tax won’t be an obstacle if the roster is constructed properly.“Everybody has to remember, I did pay $2.2 billi...2018
  • • Report: Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta wants to shed salary to avoid luxury tax
    2020
  • NHL Rumors: Gary Bettman, Tilman Fertitta Meet Over Houston NHL Team
    • NHL Rumors: Gary Bettman, Tilman Fertitta Meet Over Houston NHL Team
    Texas with two NHL teams? It’s a possibility. According to The Athletic’s Katie Strang, citing sources, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman... »...2017
  • New Rockets owner says $2.2 billion price tag okay because value will rise
    • New Rockets owner says $2.2 billion price tag okay because value will rise
    “I sure didn't underpay," Tilman Fertitta said of the $2.2 million price tag....2018

Tilman Fertitta schedule, game

  • • Rockets owner not happy with team’s performance ahead of trade deadline
    2020
  • • Jeff Bzdelik returning to Rockets
    2018
  • • Rockets have to make decisions on Paul, Capela
    Having assumed control of the Rockets last fall, new owner Tilman Fertitta is entering his first offseason with the franchise, and predictably identified re-signing free agents Chris Paul and Clint Capela as his club’s top priorities, as Mark Berman of FOX 26 Houston relays (video link).Outside of bringing back those two key players, Fertitta believes the Rockets don’t need to make major adjustmen...2018
  • • New Rockets owner throws down gauntlet at NFL
    As the NBA season sets to tip off next week, the league itself is in the midst of soaring popularity from the doldrums of last decade.Meanwhile, over in the NFL, drama seems to be the name of the game. There’s also been a perceived down tick in on-field product around the gridiron.In discussing this and a whole lot more, new Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta seemed to throw down on the NFL in ...2017

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