It would not be much of a stretch to assume that voters turned down the basketball arena plan last November because they didn't like the deal. Logically, the Rockets and the Sports Authority would have accepted defeat, sat down at the negotiating table and reworked the terms to be more acceptable to the public. Again applying simple logic, this would involve some concessions from Rockets owner Les Alexander, who sweet-talked Mayor Lee Brown into giving him everything but gold-plated toilet seats... More >>>