Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has barely become, according to Forbes, the first working basketball billionaire, that he already seems to know what to do with his money: own an NBA team in Las Vegas.

“I want a team.

I want to buy a team, that's for sure.

I want a team in Vegas,” the 37-year-old said on his talk show “The Shop.”

Las Vegas is often a city mentioned to see an NBA franchise set up there in the future, like Seattle.

But last week, League boss Adam Silver ruled out any immediate expansion to 32 teams.

But there is a project to build a new hall in Las Vegas, in addition to the Allegiant Stadium inaugurated in 2020, where the Raiders American football team (NFL) plays.

LeBron James owns shares in Liverpool FC

Four-time NBA champion, James is co-owner of Fenway Sports Group, which owns the Boston Red Sox baseball franchise (MLB), the Pittsburgh Penguins ice hockey franchise (NHL) and owns shares in the Liverpool football club.

He is also the owner of SpringHill Company, a production and entertainment company, which edited the movie "Space Jam: A New Legacy", released last year with himself starring.


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