HoopsHype Justin Timberlake rumors
Sources told ESPN.com that Timberlake and Pera have quickly struck up a friendship, with one source adding that the singer/actor is making "a meaningful investment into the team" and "plans to be active" with the Grizzlies. The league office, sources said, has been made aware of Timberlake's proposed involvement and is already well acquainted with him after inviting the self-proclaimed basketball junkie to participate in various celebrity games at All-Star Weekend. ESPN.com
Sources said Pera and Timberlake, in addition to their blossoming basketball connection, have bonded over the star's keen interest in technology. In the 2010 movie "The Social Network" about the rise of Facebook, Timberlake portrayed Napster co-founder Sean Parker. ESPN.com
Stern said there are now at least 10 cities that have expressed interest in hosting a team and over a dozen “high net worth” prospective owners, whose interest will further increase franchise values. He didn’t identify the cities or people involved. BusinessWeek.com
Justin Timberlake has taken his passion for basketball to the next level. The popstar has got a NBA size court built at his home so that he can shoot hoops whenever he wants. The 'Sexy Back' hitmaker has a 94 foot long court built at his stunning Hollywood home, complete with regulation markings, reported TMZ. The new addition compliments the existing pool and the five-hole putting green which he has recently completed on the mansion on Mullholand Drive. NDTVMovies.com
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