Tyrese Haliburton ROASTS LeBron James’ dream of becoming owner of Vegas NBA team

Tyrese Haliburton and LeBron James are going to face off in the NBA in-season final.


Tyrese Haliburton ROASTS LeBron James’ dream of becoming owner of Vegas NBA team

LeBron James and Tyrese Haliburton (Credits: SI/KXAN)

Without a doubt, Tyrese Haliburton is the biggest star to emerge from the NBA In-Season Tournament. They previously underappreciated Haliburton, but that is probably not going to happen now, especially considering how the NBA will be covering the competition.

After the Indiana Pacers‘ thrilling victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the In-Season Semifinals. They questioned Tyrese Haliburton about his thoughts on the formation of an NBA team in Las Vegas. Given that the T-Mobile Arena is the site of the NBA’s In-Season semifinals and Finals. Haliburton expressed his belief that the league is currently at its greatest point in history.

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Tyrese Haliburton said,

Who doesn't like Vegas? It's only a matter of time. We all understand that. They got an NFL team, MLB coming, it's only a matter of the NBA coming. A guy on the Lakers talks about bringing a team to Vegas every other game.

He discussed how, in his opinion, the NBA’s expansion to Vegas was just a matter of time. Haliburton began by inquiring as to who ‘did not like’ Vegas before discussing how LeBron James had frequently discussed sending a team to the city.

LeBron James is the well-known “guy” on the Los Angeles Lakers who has been openly declaring his desire to acquire a Las Vegas basketball team. The four-time MVP is planning his next move and hopes to play in the NBA for a few more years. One of his goals has always been to own or co-own a franchise in Sin City.

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Tyrese Haliburton and LeBron James meeting at NBA In-Season Finals

In the semifinals of the NBA In-Season Tournament, Haliburton and the Indiana Pacers stunned the basketball world on Thursday by defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 128-119. Whereas, the Lakers have won every one of their six games in this competition, including their convincing 133-89 triumph over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night in the semi-finals. Now both are going to meet at the finals.

LeBron James and Tyrese Haliburton
LeBron James and Tyrese Haliburton (Credits: Sports Illustrated)

In just 23 minutes of play, LeBron James scored 30 points, dished out eight assists, pulled down five rebounds, and committed no turnovers for Los Angeles. Tyrese Haliburton almost recorded another triple-double during the tournament as he carried on with his powerful play. With no turnovers 27 points and 15 assists, Haliburton had an outstanding game.

LeBron James and Tyrese Haliburton are two NBA players from distinct generations. The two players will now square off in the last match for the title. James will take on a fresh challenge from a budding talent seeking recognition. Meanwhile, Haliburton will have a chance to prove to everyone that he is prepared to take the place of an NBA player from a previous generation.

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