Dell Curry named Charlotte Hornets’ ambassador, special projects adviser


dell-curry-shooting-hornetsFormer NBA sharpshooter Dell Curry got his role with the Charlotte Hornets expanded, as he was named the franchise’s ambassador and special projects adviser, AP reported.

Curry will also continue his duties as Hornets’ color analyst for the SportsSouth.

The team announced Curry will serve as an ambassador for the team at events related to both basketball and business operations, which include community programs, charity outings and fundraising events.

Curry spent 16 seasons in the NBA and is the career scoring leader scorer in Charlotte NBA history. He is the father of Golden State guard Stephen Curry.

Dell Curry spent his NBA career playing for Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors.

Curry was a tremendous outside shooter in the NBA. He shot a jaw-dropping 47 percent from 3-point range in 1998-99. Curry averaged double figures in scoring in 11 of his 16 seasons.

Curry averaged career high 16.3 ppg for Charlotte coming off the bench in 1993-94. He played a total of 1083 NBA games (starting 99), averaging 11.7 ppg in 21.7 ppg.



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