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Michael Jordan Wants A Piece Of The Charlotte Bobcats

Michael Jordan Wants A Piece Of The Charlotte Bobcats Jordan soon could have a much different role: team owner. Charlotte coach Larry Brown said Monday night that Jordan has told him he’s doing all he can to buy majority control of the Bobcats from owner Bob Johnson. “He said he’s doing his best to put himself in a position to get the team,” Brown said after practice. “He wants it badly.” Johnson is eager to sell the unprofitable club, and NBA commissioner David Stern said Saturday he expects a deal to be completed within two months. Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television and the first black majority owner of a major professional sports team. Jordan, currently a part owner with the final say on basketball decisions, would have to put an ownership group together and agree with Johnson on a price. Jordan declined comment Monday through a team spokesman. “I didn’t talk to him about the particulars,” Brown said of his conversation with Jordan last week. “He just told me don