The Houston Rockets are a professional basketball team which competes in the National Basketball Association’s Western Conference Southwest Division. The team was founded San Diego in San Diego in 1967. Then known as the San Diego Rockets, the franchise was later relocated to Houston in 1971 where it adopted its current name.
The Rockets currently play their home games at the Toyota Center in downtown Houston. During the 2019/20 NBA season, the average regular season home attendance for a Rockets game was 18,076 and total attendance for that season amounted to 578,458. The Rockets generated around 308 million U.S. dollars in revenue during the 2019/20 season which was the fourth highest in the NBA that season. In the same season, the team’s operating income stood at around 94 million U.S. dollars. As of 2020, the Houston Rockets’ franchise value amounted to an estimated 2.5 billion U.S. dollars. The team is currently owned by Tilman Fertitta who bought the team with a record-setting purchase price of 2.2 billion U.S. dollars.
The Rockets are winners of two NBA championship titles, back to back in 1994 and 1995. The Rockets had a combined total of approximately 17.19 million fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter.
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