Leslie Alexander has increased his donation from $4 million to $10 million for Hurricane Harvey relief.

By Chris Chavez
August 29, 2017

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has increased his donation from $4 million to $10 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts started by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Rockets guard Chris Paul pledged $50,000 of his own to Houston Texans star JJ Watt's fundraiser to help surpass its $1 million goal. Watt has now increased the target to $1.5 million.

"Out hearts are heavy seeing the devastation that so many of our friends, family and neighbors are experiencing," the Rockets said in a statement. "Leslie Alexander has contributed $4 million to Mayor Sylvester Turner's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund in an effort to help Clutch City come back stronger than ever. Please stay safe, Houston."

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Alexander recently put the Rockets up for sale and could fetch as much as $2 billion.

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