MLB | LeBron James becomes minority Red Sox shareholder
(Los Angeles) NBA superstar LeBron James, who already has stakes in English football club Liverpool, will also become a minority shareholder in the Boston Red Sox, several media reported on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old, reigning NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, and his partner Maverick Carter have become new partners with Fenway Sports Group (FSG), according to the Boston Globe, USA Today and ESPN, without the latter specifying what their shares are.
Besides the Red Sox, James, who owns 2% of Liverpool FC, has also taken a stake in Roush Fenway Racing, a NASCAR team.
In addition to these investments in professional sport, « LBJ » also owns a film and audiovisual production company, SpringHill Entertainment, which will soon distribute the film. Space Jam 2 in which he plays.