Tilman Fertitta Says Luxury Tax Not Influencing Rockets: ‘Never Even Came Up’
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Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com provided comments from Fertitta, who purchased the Rockets from Leslie Alexander in September, after the free-agent departures of Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute.
“We know we’re going to be in the luxury tax, and if you want to compete for a championship, I feel like unless you get real lucky, you’re going to be in the luxury tax,” he said. “So it is what it is. … It never even came up in any discussion.”
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July 10, 2018 at 01:06PM