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Breaking: Myles Garrett buys ownership stake in Cleveland sports franchise

The newest minority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers plays for the Cleveland Browns

2023 NBA Playoffs - New York Knicks v Cleveland Cavaliers Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images

The Cleveland Browns have many games left to play in the NFL season while the Cleveland Cavaliers kick off their NBA season on Wednesday night. While the Browns are 4-2, the team has significant concerns related to play at the quarterback position. The defense has been elite a majority of the season with DE Myles Garrett leading the way.

The Cavaliers took a big step forward last season with the acquisition of Donovan Mitchell to go along with Darius Garland, Evan Mobley and Jarrett Allen. Unfortunately for Cleveland basketball fans, the New York Knicks knocked them out of the playoffs quickly.

Crossover between Cleveland sports teams has been a regular thing for years. Joe Thomas was often as Cavs games, LeBron James would show up at Cleveland Indians (now Guardians) playoff games or Browns training camp practices.

Wednesday, two worlds collided again Garrett purchased a portion of the Cavaliers:

Garrett is a big fan of the game of basketball, has participated in celebrity games and helped bring a basketball hoop to Browns training camp recently.

The Cavs confirmed the above report with a comment from majority owner Dan Gilbert:

“As a leader on and off the field, Myles has become a Cleveland icon and shares in our organization’s commitment to being a transformative force for good across the region,” Gilbert said. “We are honored to welcome this long-time friend of the team as our new partner and investor. Myles’ passion and commitment to the city he loves will allow us to reach new communities and continue to build the successful future of this franchise.”

Garrett even got his own jersey:

Are you a Cavs and Browns fan? Are you excited to see Garrett’s investment in Cleveland?