Sarver at Real Mallorca's training ground.
Robert Sarver was accused of racism, misogyny and sexual harassment.
"The allegations contained in today's ESPN article are extremely serious, and we have directed the Wachtell Lipton law firm to commence a comprehensive investigation," said NBA executive vice president of communications Mike Bass in a statement.
Robert Sarver sharply disputed allegations
With the club having debts of around 25 million euros, one wonders if the American owners will keep to their word of being in for the long term.
General manager Maheta Molango said there will be no triumphalist talk this time about likely promotion.
Real Mallorca celebrate their official 100th birthday tomorrow (5 March) and play promotion-chasing Oviedo at 6pm in the Son Moix.
“I’ve always wanted to buy into a European soccer club with potential. Real Mallorca looked an ideal opportunity."
Del Piero is a friend of former NBA star Steve Nash, who forms parts of the Sarver consortium.
Sarver, it is understood, is also prepared to inject significant amounts of investment if and when the team is promoted to La Liga.
New Year celebrations and incidents, a city's name and an American in Majorca: just some of the themes over the past week in the Bulletin
The massive news from the Son Moix broke when it was announced that Robert Sarver, owner of NBA (basketball) franchise Phoenix Suns, is set to claim a majority stake in the club.