The big news of the day for Hornets fans is that the NBA is ready to negotiate with potential buyers interested in purchasing the team. The most important part of this news, according to ESPN.com, is that the NBA will only be negotiating with buyers interested in keeping the team in New Orleans. All of this comes the day after the Hornets threw an event to celebrate the sale of over 9,000 season tickets. Check out Hornets247 for some more details on the Hornets busy offseason.
So who’ll be the new owner? Gary Chouest anyone? Maybe Silvio Berlusconi? A mystery buyer hiding behind door number 3? Hopefully, in the coming weeks we hear some of the names of those interested in purchasing the club. But in the meantime, it should be fun speculating now that next step in finding an owner has started. Let us know your realistic and dream owners in the comments below.