Athletes from Limoges get to meet N.C. basketball royalty

Mint Hill TimesJerry Helms, a long-time Mint Hill area resident, gave some athletes from Limoges, France the chance of a lifetime last week. Helms, who has been active in taking Mint Hill sports teams to France, and bringing French teams here, arranged the team from Limoges to get photographed not only with Bobcats Coach Larry Brown, and former Limoges basketball player and current Bobcat Boris Diaw, but former UNC Coach Dean Smith.

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