Rick Fox to Play Basketball Star on Courteney Cox’s New Show

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Rick Fox has been added to the cast of Courteney Cox‘s new TV series Dirt, and he’ll play a basketball player.

The retired sporting great, who was recently divorced from actress/singer Vanessa Williams, has signed a multi-episode deal to appear in the upcoming drama, in which the former Friends star will play a tough tabloid editor.

His character is described in trade paper Hollywood Reporter as a high-profile basketball player who has marital problems.

The new show is set to air early in 2007.

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