The basketball star and newly minted billionaire Lebron James has expressed his interest in becoming an NBA team owner. He revealed his plans in the latest episode of the talk show “The Shop.”
In a promotional video airing on the show Friday, James said “I wanna own a team. Yeah, I wanna buy a team, for sure. I want a team in Vegas,” He then shared the clip on his Twitter feed and it was captioned “Speaking it into existence!” As of right now, there isn’t an NBA franchise in Las Vegas.
Last week, the NBA hinted at expanding the league in the future. Commissioner Adam Silver said “At some point this league invariably will expand, but it’s not at this moment that we are discussing it, … Las Vegas, where we will be at our Summer League in July, has shown itself to be a great sports market as well,”
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