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The NBA is expected to expand at some point in future with. Seattle, which was home for the SuperSonics for 41 years, and Las Vegas are the favorites to get teams.

According to Bill Simmons, LeBron James could be involved with one of those teams, more likely Las Vegas, as he is a co-owner of a group which is looking to buy an NBA team.

Via Sean Keeley of The Comeback:

“I have some intel,” Simmons said. “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 been circling different NBA teams for a while. I think they looked at Minnesota. And I think they’re the leading contender for Vegas.

“I heard, combined, we’re talking $6.5-7 billion for the two teams.”

Simmons thinks that James could be the point man in the Las Vegas team if the city gets its own NBA franchise. The four-time NBA champion has expressed his desire to stay involved in the league as an owner.

“If I had to bet on a LeBron scenario, it would be for him to be involved with whatever happens with that,” said Simmons. “Where he is the point man in that Vegas team. And I haven’t heard that mentioned. I don’t care if it gets aggregated because I think I’m right. I think that is scenario A for LeBron. He wants to be an owner. I think he wants to run one of these teams.”