The Houston Rockets will soon have a new owner. Houston billionaire, Tilman Fertitta has reached an agreement to purchase the Houston Rockets for $2.2 billion. That price, breaking the NBA record sale of $2 billion.
Fertitta, 60, is a Galveston native, chairman and CEO of Landry's Inc. and chairman of the University of Houston board of Regents.
He is also the owner of Golden Nugget Casinos.