OT: Source: Maloofs make backup plan with Hansen, relocation fee at 116$ million
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05-13-2013, 02:22 PM
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Seattle, WA
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I think Stern knows the situation a little better than you do.
Why do you keep telling me what CAN happen? Mt. Rainier could blow tomorrow and wipe out Seattle. Hansen could be run over by a bus tomorrow. Aliens might land in Sacramento and kill me on the way to work tomorrow. And courts could enforce a sale to Hansen and a relocation of the Kings to Sacramento. So what? The likelihood of any of them actually happening is small.
But a sports league taking the unprecedented step of not only trying to force an owner to sell for a lesser amount by trying to claim eminent domain (essentially) over a business that has nothing tying it legally to that market isn't? Or a league going so far as to try and legally remove an owner using a "best interest of the league" defense (which has never been done, not even for Shinn) is somehow expected and normal?
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