New Orleans Hornets Owner Has Cancer

The owner of the New Orleans Hornets has announced that he has cancer.

George Shinn made the announcement in a news release Friday that he was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. Shinn says he remains healthy and is optimistic that he will conquer the disease.

Shin, who moved the Hornets from Charlotte to New Orleans in 2002, says he and his wife, Denise, “remain strong in our faith and will maintain a positive attitude as I battle this with intense fervor and drive.”

Press Release

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