WATCH: Yankees Great Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez Cheers Up Minnesota Timberwolves Players Ahead of NBA Playoffs

Published 04/15/2022, 6:45 AM EDT
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 29: Broadcaster and former MLB player Alex Rodriguez looks on from the field before the game between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees at RingCentral Coliseum on August 29, 2021 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez means business. The New York Yankees legend might have been a bit away from baseball, but his relationship with sports will probably never die. Currently, both MLB and NBA are in action. A-Rod, though, preferred to spend quality time with the NBA side, Minnesota Timberwolves.

Not to forget that the MLB legend is also a part-owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves. He cheered them up in a crucial game ahead of the 2021-22 playoffs. A-Rod was there in attendance.

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Not surprisingly, the Timberwolves didn’t disappoint their superstar owner and went on to win against the Clippers in a thriller. Ever since the Timberwolves have got their new owners, their performance has also been quite good, compared to the last season.

Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez was ecstatic with the Timberwolves’ performance

Love him or hate him, one cannot ignore Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez, such is his personality. He retired from baseball some five-six years ago, yet he is the biggest name in Major League Baseball.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 08: Sports commentator and former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez takes part in a panel during WSJ’s The Future of Everything Festival at Spring Studios on May 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Recently, A-Rod shared an Instagram video, in which one can see him celebrating the victory with the Timberwolves’ players. While in another Instagram post, A-Rod shared a group of photos captioned, “So proud of this team. True heart, hustle, and grit tonight all game long. A real TEAM win fueled by that incredible crowd. Playoff-bound!”

 

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A-Rod is one of the sharpest sports personalities in the world. After his baseball career in MLB, he turned himself into a business tycoon. And in 2021, he and e-commerce giant Marc Lore invested in an NBA franchise, Minnesota Timberwolves.

The two purchased the NBA side for a reported $1.5 billion with a 20% stake in ownership. However, as per SI.com, later in 2022 and 2023, they will have 40% and 80% of the stake, respectively. That will also make them the controlling owner.

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Watch This Story: “Big Problem At The Moment” – Alex  ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez Asks For Help From Fans

In the coming years, A-Rod and Mar Lore will probably become the controlling owners of the team. Do you think they will change the fate of the Timberwolves?

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Abhishek Kumar

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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.

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