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12-08-2012, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by haseoke39 View Post
Phoenix is a bad example, because the league is in all likelihood about the move them anyways, regardless of the CBA. But in fact, can't you say both have hurt them? I'm not really clear on what the case is that Phoenix would have better attendance with a better arena, or what in the hell ownership is supposed to even do to get that arena. They can't finance it themselves. It seems like they've been doing their utmost to get the taxpayers to pay for it for them.
Phoenix is not a bad example when you look at their history, including before they even got a team. It would have helped if they had better ownership even before this current mess. But it also would have helped if the market was ready to accept them - which they weren't.

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