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T'Wolves Bring On NBA's First Chinese Minority Owner As Taylor Sells Shares Of Team

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 16

T'Wolves Owner Glen Taylor will sell two small shares of both the NBA team and the WNBA Lynx in a deal "that will bring the first Chinese owner to the NBA," according to Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Shanghai-based investor Lizhang Jiang and Meyer Orbach, the Chair of New Jersey-b...

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