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LeBron James Becomes Part-Owner Of NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins In $900M FSG Deal

LeBron James’ partnership with Fenway Sports Group (FSG) continues to work in his favor. Earlier in 2021, AfroTech shared that James and his longtime business partner Maverick Carter became partners of FSG — the owner of Red Sox, Liverpool Football Club of the English Premier League, Roush Fenway Racing and more — and secured an ownership stake in its subsidiaries. On Nov. 29, the National Basketball Association (NBA) legend added the Pittsburgh Penguins to his ownership portfolio after FSG and its partners made the purchase of $900 million for the National Hockey League (NHL) team, Essentially Sports reports. With Fenway Sports Group's purchase of the Penguins, LeBron James' portfolio keeps growing 📈 — The Athletic (@TheAthletic) November 29, 2021 Currently, FSG is waiting for approval from the Board of Governors of the NHL. They are predicted to seal the deal by the end of 2021.

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 30, 2021