NBA commissioner Adam Silver stated that Seattle will be on the short list for expansion, once the league considers expanding.
Murrays handling of Seattle’s arena situation has lacked transparency, to this point.
Over 20 years after the first Sodo arena proposal fell through, Seattle is looking at potentially renovating Key Arena…again.
The NBA would like to expand again.
With a 5-4 vote, the Seattle City Council voted against vacating a stretch of Occidental Avenue for the proposed arena; effectively killing it…and the Sonics.
After months of silence on the arena front, the last week has been full of breaking news and insanely hot takes. On Monday, the Tukwila arena became a real thing and on Thursday the reported NHL partner for Chris Hansen’s SODO arena proposal back out. Now it’s a three-way race to try to get an…
The long rumored Tukwila arena proposal is finally a reality. As Ray Bartoszek has started to submit paperwork to the city.
Seattle mayor Ed Murray has set a due date of May 7th for the environmental impact statement, and that he would be behind a reasonable NHL first MOU amendment.
The Bucks future in Milwaukee is in doubt. Grantland’s Bill Simmons has an interesting conspiracy theory about what the NBA wants with the franchise.
Howard Bloom of Sports Business news is reporting that the NHL is going to be expanding to Seattle, Quebec City, Las Vegas, and Toronto by 2017. According to Bloom, the expansion fee for all four franchises would total $1.4 billion — an average of $350 million per franchise. NHL expansion – four teams added by…