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Houston Rockets Join List of NBA Teams Embracing One-Day Fantasy Sports

DraftKings Houston Rockets partnership

The Houston Rockets basketball team has partnered with DraftKings, heraldonline.com reported on Tuesday.

DraftKings, headquartered in Boston, is among the best-known daily fantasy sports sites, with existing sponsorships with NFL, NHL, and MLB teams.

Remarked John Croley, Vice President of Corporate Development for the Rockets, “The Rockets are thrilled to be one of the major cornerstone franchises aligning with DraftKings. We consider DraftKings to be an industry leader and are excited to partner with them as they provide fans one more way to interact and engage with the Houston Rockets through daily fantasy sports.”

Jeremy Elbaum, DraftKings Vice President of Business Development, expressed similar enthusiasm.

“The Houston Rockets have a strong dedication to their fervent fan base, the Red Nation, and DraftKings couldn’t be more excited to partner with the team,” Elbaum said.

“We’re looking forward to our work with the Rockets to enhance the fan experience, both in the arena and through other media, with special daily fantasy contests, programs and information.”

A complete list of daily fantasy sports partnerships can be found here.

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