Gov. William F. Weld said last week he would support the state legislature if it wants to fund a proposed $700 million sports and convention center with general obligation bonds.

In July, Weld proposed that the Massachusetts Port Authority build the center, commonly referred to as the Megaplex. He said that $40 million of the proposed $57 million per year needed to pay for the facility would come from five floating casinos in the Boston Harbor.

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