Category Archives: NBA

Mark Cuban is wrong about D-League – the NHL does it better

I am the rarest of sports fans — a Kansas basketball fan who closely follows the NHL. With those strange characteristics, I have a unique view of how wrong the NBA’s age requirement is and how simple it is to … Continue reading

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Would you rather? Perhaps KC is better off without…

Ok, so let’s play that game that teenagers love to play. Would you rather? -Be us, Kansas City, with our new arena that doesn’t have a NBA or NHL anchor tenant. We needed Sprint Center. While I do not agree … Continue reading

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Sprint Center gets in an NBA team — when it moves to Pier 30 in SF…

Artists renderings show the plan to get an NBA team in Sprint Center. The arena is going to be uprooted and moved to San Francisco. Then, the Golden State Warriors will move across the Bay and play in the arena. … Continue reading

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Shocker. AEG favors relocation to Kansas City — opposes relocation to Anaheim

Shortly after my post about how struggling NBA and NHL franchises are flying over our city, I found this nugget. NBA Kings’ relocation draws more opposition Tim Leiweke, president and CEO of Anschutz Entertainment Group, took to the airwaves Wednesday … Continue reading

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NBA & NHL franchise relocations passing right by Kansas City

August, 2004. That’s when Kansas City voters passed a hotel and rental car tax to finance our new arena — Sprint Center. Sometime before August, 2004, Tim Leiweke from AEG “promised” Sprint Center would have an NBA or NHL anchor … Continue reading

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How Josh Selby proves the NHL is better than the NBA

I’ve considered writing this blogpost for some time. Now, I have something relevant to relate the topic to Kansas Citians. You see, today, KU basketball player Josh Selby, who turned 20 three weeks ago, decided to move on to the … Continue reading

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Kansas City Kings to become the Royals

OK, so that title is a little deceiving, but clever, right? Rumors abound through the media that the Maloof brothers, who own the Sacramento Kings, have filed for a trademark registrations for the names Anaheim Royals, Anaheim Royals of Southern … Continue reading

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NBA dominoes beginning to fall — KC not one of them

Remember a few months ago when we had a local sports talker giggling and guffawing about KC having a “50% chance of landing the Hornets if the NBA takes control of the franchise.” The underlying intention of KC sports talkers … Continue reading

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Coyotes off the NHL relocation list

It looks as if a 40-something Chicagoan has an agreement with the NHL to purchase the Phoenix (Arizona) Coyotes from the NHL and, as of last night, has a new lease agreement with the City of Glendale to play at … Continue reading

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Kansas City as a possible home for the Hornets — Radio talk

Not sure if these links are very durable, but I’m going to go ahead and post links to podcasts of interviews with reporters and sportscaster that commented on the potential for an NBA team in Kansas City. I can summarize … Continue reading

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