Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert submits Detroit's bid for Amazon headquarters

DETROIT -- Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is rooting for Detroit.

As cities around the country put in their bid for Amazon’s second headquarters, Gilbert is making a push for Detroit to get the hotly anticipated expansion.

“Delivered Detroit’s bid for #AmazonHQ2,” Gilbert tweeted late Thursday morning. “Motor City resides at intersection of muscles&brains, ideal place for @amazon.”

Gilbert and the committee to bring Amazon to Detroit created the following video to showcase the Motor City (via WXYZ on Facebook): 

Although Gilbert has obvious connections with Cleveland, he's originally from Michigan.

Cleveland is among the locations vying for Amazon’s next headquarters.

Bids were due to the company Thursday.

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