Report: Nike’s Phil Knight And Dodgers Smolinisky Make Offer To Buy Trail Blazers

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Feb 13, 2020; Eugene, Oregon, USA; Nike co-founder Phil Knight waves to the crowd during the first half against the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Nike’s Phil Knight and Alan Smolinisky of the Los Angeles Dodgers have made a bid to buy the Portland Trail Blazers.

Knight and Smolinisky met with the Paul Allen Trust, which is presently in charge of the franchise. “Phil Knight made a proposal. The franchise is still not for sale,” The Trail Blazers said in a statement on Thursday.

Forbes listed the Blazers value at $2.05 billion in 2021.

ESPN has more here.

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