FILE - This Jan. 1, 2012 file photo shows New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson shaking hands before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans. A person familiar with the deal says the NBA has agreed to sell the New Orleans Hornets to Saints owner Tom Benson for $338 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press Friday, April 13, 2012, on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)

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FILE - This Jan. 1, 2012 file photo shows New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson shaking hands before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans. A person familiar with the deal says the NBA has agreed to sell the New Orleans Hornets to Saints owner Tom Benson for $338 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press Friday, April 13, 2012, on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)