The King has spoken. LeBron James wrapped up his 23-point preseason efficiency towards the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday with an vital message to NBA commissioner Adam Silver: “I need the staff right here, Adam. Thanks.”
What the 37-year-old was referring to was what he has been foreshadowing since June on an episode of The Store: James needs to personal an NBA staff in Sin Metropolis.
Silver has beforehand touched on the League increasing within the close to future. “In some unspecified time in the future, this League invariably will increase, however it’s not at this second that we’re discussing it,” mentioned the commissioner in June. “Las Vegas, the place we will probably be at our Summer season League in July, has proven itself to be a fantastic sports activities market as properly.”
Following the sport on Wednesday, James declared Vegas as having the perfect fanbase on the earth.
“It’s the perfect fanbase on the earth,” mentioned the Lakers star. “I’d like to convey a staff right here sooner or later. That might be wonderful.”
The Lakers will open up their season on Oct.18 towards the Golden State Warriors.