OT Sacramento looking to finance new arena; UPD NBA rejects relocation to Seattle bid
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02-27-2013, 10:50 PM
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As much as I want to see Seattle get an NBA team back since they never should have lost the Sonics, I am not sure I understand how the NBA can turn down a local group who is well financed and is willing to match the offer. MLB basically forced Bob Laurie to take $15 million less to sell the Giants to a local group instead of moving them to Tampa.
Do you want owners telling other owners who they can and can't sell to especially when comes to them wanting to sell their team themselves at some point? Seattle will never get a team if the league says no if there always is a local offer that matches it.
Sacramento doesn't even have an arena plan yet and Friday is the deadline.
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