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Hornets hire Dell Curry as team ambassador, special-projects advisor

Dell Curry has been synonymous with the Charlotte Hornets since the original franchise's inception in 1988. Now the current Hornets are putting him to work full time. Curry, 50, has accepted a position with the franchise as team ambassador and special-projects advisor. In addition, he will continue as on-air analyst for Fox on Hornets game telecasts on SportSouth. Hornets president Fred Whitfield and chief marketing officer Pete Guelli approached Curry with the job offer. The intent was to use him as a resource throughout the franchise, whether it be helping general manager Rich Cho, coach Steve Clifford or the marketing department. "I'm pretty much at everyone's...