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.