NBA's Newest Owner Tilman Fertitta Casts Doubt on Future of NFL, MLB

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Bleacher Report—For Tilman Fertitta, owning the Houston Rockets was always a dream. It's one he'd been waiting more than 20 years to see come true.  Fertitta, the 60-year-old CEO of the Landry’s dining and entertainment group and Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels, was one of the original investors in the NFL's Houston Texans. He then tried to buy the Rockets in 1993, only to be outbid by Leslie Alexander. Fertitta spent the next two years serving as an advisory director instead. “He was just always enthusiastic...

Tilman Fertitta Introduced As New Owner Of Houston Rockets. 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.