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New Orleans Hornets Owner Tom Benson Wants To Change Team Name

The New Orleans Hornets owner Tom Benson, also the owner of the New Orleans Saints, wants to change the name of his new NBA team, according to ESPN.

The NBA had been trying to sell the Hornets since buying the club from founder George Shinn in December 2010.  Benson reportedly agreed to pay $338 million for the team.

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