Rockets Owner Gives Ref a Piece of His Mind

Earlier today we told you guys that the Rockets would be selling $1 pregame beers in an attempt to get fans inside the Toyota Center before tipoff. For the most part, it looks like the cheap booze tactic was an accomplishment:

Hard to find any empty seats. Packed house. Let's go. #Rockets #RunAsOne pic.twitter.com/RCwVTeuIvo

— SportsTalk 790 (@SportsTalk790) April 26, 2017

The trashy fan behavior we were expecting with this promotion hasn’t hit social yet, but owner Leslie Alexander did his thing by getting up close and personal with a referee:

Old Leslie made quite the walk to deliver that tongue lashing:

#Rockets fan gets out of front row seat to jaw at ref, then walks back to his seat. This guy is all in. pic.twitter.com/OPia0lzjXE

— Omar Villafranca (@OmarVillafranca) April 26, 2017