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As a teenager, Bennett dreamed of owning the Dallas Cowboys. In the '80s, Bennett even looked into that very prospect one of the two times the Cowboys were for sale. But the Cowboys never were leaving Dallas. What Bennett has wanted most was a franchise for his hometown. “It's always been a big deal to Clay, since he became a young adult, that Oklahoma City got some kind of major league franchise,” Ike Bennett said. “Always felt like that's what Oklahoma City needed to get put on the map.” Oklahoman
Vincent Collet, Strasbourg's head coach thinks about Mahnimi as a replacement for the injured Nicolas de Jong. Collet, also head coach of the French National Team (who did not select Mahinmi) says he views him as an "attractive option" but stated he has no idea if the player wants to sign there. In any case, no decision will be made before October 1. Le Figaro
The abrupt departure Wednesday of Larry Brown as coach of the Bobcats had been brewing since last summer, according to multiple league sources. Brown was unhappy with the cost-cutting trade that packaged center Tyson Chandler to Dallas for the non-guaranteed contract of Erick Dampier, who was then waived by Charlotte. SI.com
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