Per Fox26 Houston, “I’ve expressed interest in exploring the purchase of the Houston Rockets,” Friedkin said in a statement released by his company.
“Les Alexander has done an outstanding job building a high caliber organization with a winning tradition. Over the years we have enjoyed a close partnership with the Rockets and Les through Toyota’s naming rights of the arena.
“As a Rockets fan and Houstonian it would be exciting and a privilege to build on the storied legacy of NBA basketball in this city.”
Forbes lists Friedkin’s net worth at $3.1 billion.