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Steph Curry wants in on the sale of the Carolina Panthers

Jerry Richardson is, thankfully, selling his NFL franchise. Diddy wants to buy them, and Colin Kaepernick and Steph Curry are on board.

NFL: Super Bowl 50-Carolina Panthers vs Denver Broncos Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

If you haven’t been following the NFL, well . . . I can’t blame you. But this is at least a good piece of news: the Carolina Panthers are going up for sale. Their majority owner Jerry Richardson is selling the team after it became public that he had sexually harassed, and used racial slurs towards employees.

It didn’t take long for a high profile businessman to get involved in the sale: Diddy. The rapper, entrepreneur, and entertainment mogul immediately jumped on Twitter to not only profess his plan to purchase the team, but point out that no NFL team has an African-American majority owner.

It’s unclear how much the Panthers would cost, but Forbes pointed out that it’s not a good time for the team to command top dollar. It’s also unknown what types of investments Diddy has, but Forbes recently put his net worth at $820 million.

In other words, Diddy as a majority owner is highly possible.

The idea quickly gained steam, and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has essentially been exiled from the NFL since peacefully protesting during the national anthem, tweeted that he wanted in.

And then, just to make things really exciting, our very own Stephen Curry got in on the action.

Not surprisingly, Diddy was fully on board.

To my knowledge, there is no rule prohibiting NBA players from owning a minority stake in another league’s franchise. And every single part of this would be amazing. I’m all for it.

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