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2 Houston sports team owners crack Forbes top 25 wealthiest list

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta (L) and Texans owner Bob McNair (R).
Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta (L) and Texans owner Bob McNair (R). (Getty Images)

HOUSTON – Forbes is out with its list of the richest sports team owners in America, and a couple of Houston businessmen made the list.

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta came in 17th. Forbes puts his net worth at $4.5 billion.

Texans owner Bob McNair came in 25th with $3.8 billion.

They couldn't top Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, who's No. 1 with a net worth of more than $42 billion.