Steve Nash, Suns owner buy Spanish club Mallorca
MADRID (AP) Former NBA star Steve Nash and Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver have bought a controlling share of Spanish soccer team Real Mallorca.
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The Mediterranean island club announced Monday that Sarver’s company, also owned by Nash and Andy Kohlberg, has bought shares worth more than 20 million euros ($21 million).
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Mallorca won the 2002-03 Copa del Rey title and had played for 16 consecutive seasons in Spain’s top league before being relegated to the second division in 2013.