Steph Curry Wants to Partner with Diddy to Buy the Carolina Panthers

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Owner Jerry Richardson announced the stunning decision Sunday in a news release just hours after the Panthers beat the Green Bay Packers for their 10th win of the season.

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and National Basketball Association superstar Steph Curry both replied to one of Diddy's tweets suggesting they'd be interested in joining the party. The hitmaker has publicly flexed his support in seeing Puff Daddy as the NFL's first black owner.

Not surprisingly, the 32 NFL owners didn't respond to Diddy's demand, much less agree to sell their league to him.

Rapper and music producer Sean "Diddy" Combs said on Twitter that he is interested in buying the team.

Diddy then tackled an issue that nearly certainly would be a strength for him: "I will have the best half-time show, the best selection of music", he said.

Richardson said he felt it was time the team had new ownership but said the team would not be for sale until the Panthers play their last game of the season.

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Becker was most recently a member of a six-person team that took the replace-by-committee approach to filling the role of former team President Danny Morrison, who left abruptly in February.

But as of right now, the Panthers are valued at about $2.3 billion, according to Forbes, which means Diddy would need to come up with significantly more money than just the $1 billion Haslam paid for the Browns in 2012.

There were questions swirling after Richardson's bombshell announcement Sunday night that he intends to sell the team after the season.

Diddy wants to turn the halftime show into a Bad Boy video. Because as cool as the future of the Carolina Panthers could be, right now, their ownership situation is a mess.

The Panthers said on Friday that law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan would lead the internal investigation, and that former White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles, a minority team owner, would oversee it.

At 81, Richardson has controlled the team for almost a quarter-century, having bought the franchise when it was created in 1993.

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