Metro Seattle: NHL, NBA and Arena - Part VI
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02-14-2013, 05:51 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Auburn, Maine
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I don't know about that. And of course, I truly don't know because I don't live there. But I think they're be fairly equal, with the NBA slightly ahead, though the NHL could take away that slight advantage.
the NHL isn't as interested in Seattle, unless an owner steps forward which has been rumored even when Bellevue collapsed (Levin), MO, AND even then, say it is Levin, then we go through the same protacted review that Chipman/Thomson did when acquiring Atlanta, w/o relinquishing the franchise they built prior to that....
In other words, as others have said, it's an NBA Territory, WHERE that vote 5 days from now is a fait accompli, no matter what KJ and Sacramento are doing, KJ is as equivalent to Howard Schultz and his last-second failed effort to reacquire the Sonics to keep them there in Seattle 4 years ago.
keep in mind, if there's no NBA team in Seattle, the arena for SODO is just that a proposal.
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