HoopsHype Spurgeon Webber rumors

October 23, 2013 Updates

Local dentist and Charlotte Bobcats investor Spurgeon Webber III faces federal tax liens of $530,000, according to Mecklenburg County filings. Webber could not be reached for comment Wednesday. He is part of a group of African-American business and civic leaders, known as the Professional Sports Investment Group, who together control a small ownership share in the Bobcats. Michael Jordan is the majority owner of the NBA franchise. Business News

Webber’s photo appears in the team’s 2013-14 media guide as part of the ownership group. Bishop Claude Alexander Jr. of The Park Ministries is also pictured and listed as part of investment group. Business News

Any rumor missing? E-mail us at   hoopshype@hoopshype.com.