Shaq wants to buy Suns with Jeff Bezos
Los Angeles Lakers great Shaquille O’Neal was genuinely interested in placing a bid to buy the Phoenix Suns until recent reports suggested that billionaire Jeff Bezos might be interested in buying an NBA franchise.
After a long month NBA investigation Realizing that Robert Sarver, the majority owner of the Suns was implicated in numerous instances of workplace misconduct, he decided to sell his ownership stake in the WNBA’s Suns and Phoenix Mercury. Owning an American sports brand is one of the best portfolio additions on the planet, and even a midsize institution like the Suns is sure to attract interest from many of the wealthiest individuals. world.
One man who says he’s interested in Sarver’s ownership stake is Lakers great and NBA Hall of Famer, Shaquille O’Neal. However, Shaq told TMZ Sports on Saturday that his interest didn’t last long when he saw rumors that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos might be running to buy Phoenix’s basketball franchise.
“I was interested but when the big JB said he was interested – no one could compete with the big JB. Imma tells you now, once Jeff Bezos puts his name on the hat, all your others just close your checkbook and go home. No one on this planet can compete with the big JB. I’m not going to be in there trying to confront the big man JB. “