Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-01-14 14:31:00 –
Las Vegas (FOX5) — The Las Vegas Ace was sold to Raiders owner Marc Davis on Friday.
“We are pleased to announce that we have signed a contract to purchase the WNBA Las Vegas franchise from MGM Resorts International,” Davis said in a statement. “If I had the opportunity to talk to the players, coaches and managers of the team with formal approval from the WNBA board, I would have more to say.”
“We can see that we have signed a deal to sell the Las Vegas ace to Marc Davis and are waiting for approval from the WNBA board. Mark is a longtime champion of women’s basketball and will lead ace to a new era. We believe that we are the right person to be. We will continue to support WNBA, NBA and basketball in Las Vegas, “said George Kleifkov, president of MGM’s Entertainment & Sports Division.
Purchase details were unknown late Thursday morning.
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