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03-01-2013, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by wunderpanda View Post
Seattle lost the Sonics because no local ownership group offered to buy the team and because they refused to fund a new arena. They had 4 years to do anything before the team moved and did nothing. Nothing against the fans, they were great. Sac is different situation. Local ownership wasn't given a chance to make an offer and the Maloofs backed out of a Stern negotiated arena deal.

Can't compare the 2 scenarios.
Sacramento had a much longer time to get their arena issue figured out much longer than how long seattle was given.

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