Who WIll Buy The Rockets?

Tilman Fertitta, Mattress Mack, Yao Ming express interest in purchasing the Rockets

Fertitta, Mattress Mack, Yao Ming express interest in buying Rockets

Courtside with Yao Ming: A Conversation
Yao Ming is among the names bandied about as possible owners of the Rockets.

Now that the Houston Rockets are officially on the market, who would be interested in purchasing the team?

Our partners at ABC13 have confirmed that billionaire restaurateur Tilman Fertitta, furniture magnate Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, and former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming among the interested parties with Houston ties who could probably pull together a group of investors with deep pockets to pay the reported asking price of $1.6 billion.

Read the full story at ABC13 and check out the video below.