LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis has entered into an agreement to buy the WNBA team, the Las Vegas Aces, said Davis Thursday.
“I am excited to announce that I have entered into an agreement to purchase the Las Vegas franchise in the WNBA from MGM Resorts International. I will have more to say once I receive official approval from the WNBA Board of Governors and have had a chance to speak with the players, coaches and administrators of the team.”Mark Davis, owner of Las Vegas Raiders
“We can confirm we have entered into an agreement to sell the Las Vegas Aces to Mark Davis and are awaiting approval from the WNBA Board of Governors. Mark is a longtime champion of women’s basketball and we believe he is the right person to lead the Aces into a new era. We will continue our enthusiastic support of the WNBA, NBA and basketball in Las Vegas.” – George Kliavkoff, President of Entertainment and Sports, MGM Resorts International
Davis has been seen often at Aces games throughout the last couple seasons.