REPORT: NBA Owner Announces He’s Running For U.S. President arena view

With the Presidential Election coming up later this year, the race has welcomed a new candidate.

Johnny Buss, the brother of Los Angeles Lakers governor Jeanie Buss, had some big news this week.

He will be running a 2024 US presidential campaign.

“I envision an America that leads with compassion, innovation, and most of all integrity. An America where racial equity is not just an ideal, but a lived reality for every citizen. Where our policies reflect our commitment to the planet, and where education opens doors to futures bright with promise,” Johnny Buss says on the website

He’s registered as an independent candidate.

According to campaign documents, Buss filed for his candidacy on Jan. 30th and has spent $118,026.66 according to government filings, including $1,500 for hair styling expenses and $36,560 for a film production company.

LeBron James, a supporter of the Democratic Party, is expected to throw his support behind Joe Biden’s bid in the 2024 US Presidential Elections, opposing Donald Trump.

In the meantime, the Los Angeles Lakers are fighting for their playoff lives as they sit ninth in the Western Conference with a 36-31 record.