OT: NBA Sacramento sale moves along
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01-24-2013, 10:52 PM
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Douglas, MA
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1. Isn't Burkle a reputable owner in our league?
2. If this simply echoes Sonicsgate in terms of fan alienation, then moving the Kings to Seattle is essentially moving the black eye in the other direction. Better to wait (Grizzlies, Pelicans, Bobcats, etc) instead of shift Sacramento to the role of "market to which we need to return one day."
3. Sacramento will become the top market nationally with no major pro sports. That spot could be filled before the NBA gets back at all.
The shuffle already makes Stern and the league look bush, but repeating mistakes would only compound the joke.
We're talking the Penguins Burkle right? Why not just move the NBA team to Pittsburgh? Fairly new arena, had a team back in the day, larger market than Sacramento pending which DMA you take and if it's Milwaukee you don't even need to realign.
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