If the NBA decides to expand, Oak View Group will be ready with state of the art arenas in Seattle and Las Vegas. However, Tim Leiweke – Chairman & CEO of OVG – breaks down why the business plan in those cities doesn’t rely on the NBA.

Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle is already home to the NHL’s Kraken, and the WNBA’s Storm. The new development in Las Vegas is designed to be the city’s first true point of destination built around live entertainment, and will be profitable through concerts, UFC fights, and other events, whether or not it lands a full-time NBA tenant.

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