Beyonce Interested In Buying Houston Rockets? – Tha Wire
Today in Tha Wire Beyoncé might the next co-owner of the Houston Rocket's. According to PEOPLE, the NBA team is up for sale and Mrs. Carter is supposed to be interested. Rockets owner, Leslie Alexander, bought the team in 93' for $85 million, and put them up for sale last month. Sports Illustrated reports today the franchize is worth an estimated, $1.65 billion. The Rockets came in at #8, on Forbes' list for The NBA's Most Valuable Teams in 2017.
Bloomberg News reports that price tag has the potential to expand well past $2 billion, before it's all said and done. However, if anyone has the coins to purchase the famous H-Town team...Queen Bey sure does. Besides she'd get a lot of pointers from Mr. Carter. When it comes to team ownership, Jay Z could most certainly give his wife some solid advice. Hov has had major success in that department. From the rebranding of the Brooklyn Nets, to being instrumental in the Barclays Center, to currently running his sports empire with Roc Nation.
Despite all the hype, Beyonce hasn't given any public announcements in regard to buying her hometown team. Time will tell. In the meantime here's more info on why Bey folks think Bey make that move.
In other news...Nathaniel Glover, better known as Kidd Creole of the legendary Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, was arrested for murder this week! The 57-year was taken into custody Wednesday August 2, 2017 in New York, and charged with the murder of a 55-year homeless man. E! online reports the famous rap pioneer stabbed a man identified as, John Jolly in Manhattan, after getting into an argument. Jolly was found on a sidewalk, with several knife wounds to his torso. He was brought to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
NYPD said they used surveillance footage from a nearby building to I.D. Glover, and link him to the crime. The Furious Five legend was charged with second-degree murder and at last word is still in custody. His camp has made no comment on the matter as of yet.
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