Naomi Osaka And Patrick Mahomes Join Wave Of Celebrities Investing In Pickleball

December 14, 2022

Following in the footsteps of NBA stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant, tennis ace Naomi Osaka and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes are investing in a new Major League Pickleball team in a deal expected to be announced Thursday.

Celebrity investors have poured into the league over the last several months, seizing on an opportunity to jump into sports ownership at a much more affordable price than the billions it can take in the major pro leagues. Forbes