When it comes to franchises with famous fans, the Houston Rockets blast straight to the top of the standings. Celebrity Rockets fans flock to the courtside seats at the Toyota Center to cheer on their favorite NBA players. These famous Rockets fans include musicians, actors, and even politicians, all bound together by their love for the basketball team.
The most famous of the celebrity Rockets fans is Queen Bey herself. Beyonce Knowles was born and raised in Houston, and frequently references the city in her lyrics. She has been spotted watching games alongside her husband Jay-Z. Fellow music mogul Sean Combs became an unofficial Rocket in 2012, when Houston player Chase Budinger jumped over him during a Slam Dunk Contest. Jim Parsons is another die-hard Houston fan. In 2013, The Big Bang Theory actor and longtime Rockets fan even begged Dwight Howard to join the team via YouTube. “I promise you that no organization and no fan base understands and respects the role that an all-time great center like yourself plays in the success of a team the way Houston does and the way the Rockets do,” he said.What other celebrities are found on this list of famous Rockets fans? Read on to find out.