Many fans were putting in their own offers to make the Rockets truly their team.
Everyone please Venmo me so I can purchase the Houston Rockets— sage amin (@sageamin_) July 17, 2017
Checking my couch cushions for $2 billion in loose change. #HoustonRockets— Craig Cohen (@CohenCraig) July 17, 2017
Other fans were speculating on who would buy the team. Many were hoping Houston natives Beyoncé or Paul Wall would make an offer.
Many were attempting to calculate the exorbitant amount the team will go for.
The Rockets are going to sell for $2 billion. pic.twitter.com/FrfmZV4W8g— Dave DuFour (@DaveDuFourNBA) July 17, 2017
Leslie Alexander bought the Rockets in '93 for 85 mil and is going to sell for around 3 billion. That's a 3,429% return on investment... 🚀=💰— Ben Matheson (@BenMatheson6) July 17, 2017
Hockey fans even got in on the fun hoping that Alexander's departure means a NHL team could be on the way.
>Houston Rockets for sale— Soundwave (@LocalSoundwave) July 17, 2017
>Les Alexander won't have stranglehold on Toyota Center anymore
>Hockey team opportunity opened pic.twitter.com/yCNBOVZPRd
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