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Former NBA player, Mormon Thurl Bailey named ambassador to Utah refugee community

Former Utah Jazz player turned singer/songwriter, public speaker and TV basketball analyst Thurl Bailey has a new gig: ambassador.

In his latest role, Bailey will act as a liaison between the state's refugee community and the governor's office.

“Thurl has demonstrated exceptional character and passion, both on and off the court,” Gov. Gary Herbert said in announcing the appointment Monday.

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