Alex Rodriguez in negotiations to buy Timberwolves, Lynx

Alex Rodriguez in negotiations to buy Timberwolves, Lynx Photo: KSTP-TV

Updated: April 10, 2021 07:09 PM
Created: April 10, 2021 07:08 PM

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor signed an exclusive letter of intent on Saturday regarding the purchase of the Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx with former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez and former Walmart CEO Marc Lore, a team spokesman confirms to KSTP.

Taylor would stay in control of the franchises for the next two-and-half years with Rodriguez and Lore having limited partnerships.

Taylor, who bought the Timberwolves in 1994, has been looking for a buyer since July of 2020. He negotiated with former Memphis limited partner Daniel E. Straus August 2020, but an agreement couldn't be reached. He also went far down the path of selling to another former Memphis limited partner, Steve Kaplan, in 2015.

Rodriguez tried to buy the New York Mets last year but that deal never happened.



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