For the first time, Brian Davis is going on the record, explaining his $7 billion bid for the Washington Commanders.
If you’re a Commanders fan, you really wish he would’ve never opened his mouth, because things just took an insane twist after what he had to say.
In a Tuesday interview, Davis was asked by The Junkies radio show about his bid to possibly buy the Washington Commanders. There was previous speculation that a good portion of his money was coming from the Middle East.
The former Duke basketball player shut down the rumors and stated the money is coming from American investors, per Pro Football Talk.
“That capital is coming from private investors who are located here in America who are domestic. I have a great amount of respect for the Saudi Arabian people and Arab people in Islam in general. I love them. But the money’s not Saudi Arabian and I’ve never been to Saudi Arabia in my life.”
He then made things worse by continuing to talk.
Last week, it was reported that Dan Snyder had reached an agreement with an investment group led by billionaire Josh Harris, to sell the team for $6.05 billion; the deal would be the highest price paid for a North American professional sports franchise.
Davis, a former Duke University basketball player who went on to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves from 1993-1994, was previously a minority owner of DC United.
While Davis’ bid and the money may be real, the possibility of Snyder accepting such an offer seems slim as the Commanders owner accepted the Harris-led group’s offer of $6.05 billion after the larger bid from Davis came in on March 21.
Former San Diego Charger Shawn Merriman sued Davis for failing to pay on loans for property in Maryland and won the suit against Davis.
The NFL is now reviewing the sale agreement of Commanders with the group led by Harris and Mitchell Rales that includes Magic Johnson.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.