Sources: Nike's Knight makes offer to buy Blazers

by Gordon Dixon - Nike founder and Dodgers co-owner Alan Smolinisky have made a $2 billion-plus written offer to purchase the Blazers, sources told ESPN.

Sources: Nike's Knight makes offer to buy Blazers

Sources: Nike's Phil Knight, Dodgers' Alan Smolinisky make offer to buy Portland Trail Blazers 3:35 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider Close Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Nike founder Phil Knight and Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Alan Smolinisky have made a $2 billion-plus written offer to purchase the Portland Trail Blazers , sources told ESPN. Discussions are ongoing with the Paul Allen trust that's overseeing ownership of the Blazers. The presence of Knight in the proposed ownership group speaks to its desire to keep the Blazers in Portland and move the franchise forward there.