‘I would absolutely kick my ass**’: Marketing director of LeBron James’ $765 million entertainment firm brags about beating Draymond Green in tennis-inspired sport

The evolution from one sport to another has been constant, from baseball and rugby to softball and soccer. Similarly, sports have always been a part of American culture. Sports of all kinds have always been a popular form of entertainment in the United States, from tennis and baseball to basketball. One such sport that has grown out of tennis over the years is pickleball.

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Pickleball is quickly becoming one of the most popular sports in the United States. The main difference between pickleball and tennis is that the former is served under the arm instead of the overhand tennis serve. Earlier, the CMO of the SpringHill company revealed that he had convincingly beaten Draymond Green in a pickleball match.

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Paul Rivera was jubilant after beating Draymond Green in a pickleball match

Paul Rivera, the CMO of a $765 million company, SpringHill, was previously seen speaking to Time about his pickleball win and lead over NBA legend LeBron James and his fellow players, Draymond Green and Kevin Love.

You can say that in bold, because that would be a fact. I always joke with Draymond, that if we competed in 1,000 things, he would definitely kick my ass in 999 of them. Pickleball is something like the great equalizer,” the said.

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LeBron James and his fellow players have been strong supporters of the tennis-inspired sport of pickleball. Additionally, the NBA legend, along with Paul Rivera, Draymond Green, Kevin Love and a few others, also recently purchased a team in Major League Pickleball (MPL).

History of pickleball inspired by tennis

Pickleball is a sport that was founded in the 1960s by a group of three people in the United States. It is an intriguing hybrid of table tennis, tennis and badminton. This game is played on a court the size of a badminton court, with a net that is 2 inches lower than a tennis net.

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In terms of rules, it is similar to tennis, but it is much easier on the body. It doesn’t take long to master this sport; a few minutes of practice will get you going. It is a faster paced game than tennis, and anyone can play it, regardless of age.

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