US Professional Sports Team Leaders Join LA 2024 Board

NBA and Los Angeles legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson joins LA 2024 Board. Photo by Keyang Pang

LOS ANGELES – Owners and executives from American professional sports teams have joined LA 2024’s Board of Directors, lending their talent and expertise in sports presentation, promotion and community engagement to help LA 2024 create a new Games for a new era.

LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman said: “LA 2024 is fortunate to have many of America’s top professional sports team owners and executives on our Board of Directors, lending their talent and expertise to our work to create an innovative, low-risk and sustainable Games in 2024. LA 2024 is focused on the future of the Olympic Movement, and as we look to help all Olympic sports grow and access America’s $250 billion sports market, our Board members’ strategic insight and deep experience will be invaluable. On behalf of all of us at LA 2024, I want to thank our Board Members for supporting our work to bring the Olympic and Parlaympic Games back to the United States.”
Major League Baseball:
LA Dodgers Owner Earvin “Magic” Johnson
LA Dodgers President & CEO Stan Kasten
Milwaukee Brewers Owner & Chairman Mark Attanasio
San Francisco Giants President & CEO Larry Baer
Major League Soccer:
LA Galaxy Governor Dan Beckerman
LAFC Owner Earvin “Magic” Johnson
National Basketball Association:
LA Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer
LA Lakers Owner & Governor Jeanie Buss
LA Lakers President of Basketball Operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson
Atlanta Hawks Owner Tony Ressler
Boston Celtics Co-Owner & Managing Partner Steve Pagliuca
Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores
Women’s National Basketball Association:
LA Sparks Owner Earvin “Magic” Johnson
LA Sparks Owner Stan Kasten
National Football League:
LA Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff
New York Giants Co-Owner & Chairman Steve Tisch
National Hockey League:
LA Kings Co-Owner Ed Roski, Jr.
LA Kings Governor Dan Beckerman
Los Angeles pro sports teams sell more than 12 million sports event tickets annually – more than the annual attendance of some of Europe’s top soccer leagues. Consulting with the top executives in professional sports, LA 2024 seeks to grow every Olympic and Paralympic sport in the $250 billion US sports market and worldwide, and connect International Federations with America’s 100 million young people.