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Thirty Five Ventures and Sabrina Ionescu announced a new partnership this morning, with Ionescu becoming an ambassador for the company’s Boardroom sports business media network. 

The Liberty star will be providing an inside look at growing her own business portfolio off the court and unique insights on her brand partnerships, including her work with Nike. 

Her partnership with Boardroom will include content, events, editorial and a collaboration with Thirty Five Ventures co-founder and 2x NBA champion Kevin Durant. 

“Sabrina is a generational talent on the court, and it’s already clear that she moves different in the business world as well,” Durant said. “We’re excited to build something special together with Boardroom and beyond.” 

Additionally, Ionescu will now be a strategic partner to Thirty Five Ventures, gaining her visibility and access to venture capital partners and key stakeholders in Thirty Five Ventures’ network, while further growing her personal portfolio. 

“KD and Rich [Kleiman] have built something incredible with Thirty Five Ventures and Boardroom, and I’m excited to be a part of it firsthand as I expand my business off the court,” Ionescu said. “With KD and I both playing in New York, it provides the unique opportunity for us to collaborate.”

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 WNBA Draft, Ionescu is already a star for the New York Liberty, recording her first WNBA triple-double just six games into her career and becoming the youngest player in the league to have ever done so.