Justin Timberlake - Justin Timberlake To Buy Stake In Hometown Basketball Team07 September 2012
Justin Timberlake To Buy Stake In Hometown Basketball Team
The SexyBack hitmaker has agreed to become a shareholder in businessman Robert Pera's syndicate to buy the National Basketball Association (Nba) team, according to CommercialAppeal.com.
Pera agreed in principle to take over ownership of the Grizzlies in June (12) for a reported $350 million (£218.75 million), although the deal is still subject to approval by the Nba's majority owners before it can be made official.
If the deal gets the green light Timberlake won't be the first star to buy into an Nba team - rap icon Jay Z is co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets and Will Smith has a stake in the Philadelphia 76ers.
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