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'I want in!' | Stephen Curry shows support for Diddy's campaign to buy the Panthers

The NBA star and Charlotte native now wants in on the deal.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry on the field before Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sunday night's announcement of the anticipated sale of the Carolina Panthers is getting a lot of people buzzing on social media.

After Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson said in a statement that he plans to sell the team, celebrities like Diddy are taking to social media to share their interests in buying the team.

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Now add NBA star and Charlotte native Stephen Curry among public figures hoping to get a piece of the NFL team. Curry tweeted "I want in!" in response to Diddy's tweet about him wanting to buy the Panthers.

Curry is known for being a Panthers fan. He was selected by the Panthers to be the team's "Keep Pounding" drummer prior to Super Bowl 50 in 2016.

Whether the former Charlotte Christian standout is serious about purchasing a piece of the Panthers remains to be seen.

The Panthers are worth $2.3 billion, according to Forbes. In 1993, Richardson and a group of investors paid $206 million to create the franchise.

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