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NBA Star LeBron James Once Said His 'Goal Is To Own An NBA Franchise' — So, Will He Set Up A Team In Vegas?

At the age of 37, LeBron James is still dominating the NBA, but what will be the next chapter for the legend? Maybe actually owning an NBA team. Back in March 2021, James revealed he had his sights set on becoming an official NBA team owner. “My goal is to own an NBA franchise,” LeBron said, according to Yahoo! Sports . “And it’ll be sooner than later.” According to American sports analyst and podcaster Bill Simmons, LeBron James’ dream may become a reality in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there isn’t any certainty to James’ involvement, there are reports stating that the NBA could expand to Vegas and Seattle at an undisclosed date and the Fenway Sports Group may have their eyes on the Vegas team. “I have some intel,” Simmons said, according to Yahoo! Sports. “I think the league is going to expand to Vegas and to Seattle. And I think the leading contender to get that Vegas team is going to be the Fenway Sports Group. They have Liverpool, they bought the [Pittsburgh] Penguins. They’ve...

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