On her hit song “Countdown”, Beyonce sings “London speed it up, Houston rock it”. Soon enough, Queen B may possibly become a Houston Rocket herself.
According to Bloomberg, Beyonce is interested in purchasing a stake in the Houston Rockets. The current owner of the team, Les Alexander, recently announced that the franchise was up for sale for an estimated $1.65 billion. Alexander had paid $85 million for the team back in 1993.
The Houston, Texas native isn’t new to the sports world. Her husband, JAY-Z, once had a 1 per cent stake in the Brooklyn Nets. JAY-Z was born in Brooklyn, New York, so clearly the Carters keep their love of basketball close to home.
The list of celebrities who own shares in sports teams is endless. Justin Timberlake has a share of the Memphis Grizzlies, Venus and Serena Williams and Jennifer Lopez are all investors in the Miami Dolphins and Will Ferrell has a share in the Los Angeles Football Club.
Bey has made her love of the team known before, donning several Rockets costumes during her past concerts:
ET Canada reached out to Beyonce’s rep for a comment but we haven’t heard back.