The NBA is enjoying preseason video games in Seattle and Las Vegas on the finish of September and starting of October. It will not be lengthy earlier than common season video games are performed in each cities as effectively.
In a since deleted tweet, Willie Ramirez of the AP reported that sources have instructed him that the NBA desires to announce growth plans to each Seattle and Las Vegas throughout this preseason. It is lengthy been the expectation that when the NBA expands that Seattle and Las Vegas could be close to the highest of the record of cities into account.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has repeatedly mentioned that the NBA hopes to return to Seattle with a franchise sooner or later. Silver has additionally praised Las Vegas for all they’ve executed with NBA Summer time League, in addition to welcoming groups from different skilled leagues just like the NFL and NHL. The NBA has additionally known as out the Seattle Storm and Las Vegas Aces as WNBA success tales.
It must be famous that Silver is commonly requested about growth and has all the time remained non-committal. In latest press conferences, Silver has mentioned that the league “dusted off some growth evaluation”, however mentioned that nothing is imminent so far as including new franchises.