WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took a break from the presidential campaign trail Wednesday to commit $250 million in taxpayer money to pay for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. […]
Jerome Kersey, the versatile small forward who helped the Portland Trail Blazers reach two NBA Finals and won a title with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999, died Wednesday. He was 52.
King County prosecutors have charged former Seattle SuperSonic Robert Swift with illegal possession of a short-barreled shotgun found during a raid at a Kirkland home last month.
One thing we do know is that LeBron James will not sign with the Seattle SuperSonics. In fact, we have five reasons supporting that claim.
Chris Hansen told The Associated Press on Monday that he is confident he’ll be able to find investors to take Ballmer’s place in his group that is trying to build a new arena and last year nearly bought and moved the Sacramento Kings to Seattle.
The Sacramento City council voted 7-2 on the package during a late-night meeting Tuesday that caps off the city’s yearlong tussle to keep the team from moving to Seattle. Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former three-time NBA All-Star, declared “Long live the Kings” after the final vote, and the chamber erupted in cheers along with team owners.
Despite the franchise having the worst record in the NBA (by nine games) at 16-66, Bucks’ owner Herb Kohl’s explicit conditions to the buyers of the team was for the franchise to remain in Milwaukee.
For a city accustomed to losing not just games, but teams, the Seattle Seahawks’ dominant Super Bowl win provided a long overdue catharsis, buoying the spirits of a fan base that hasn’t always had much to cheer about.
Developers say the 863,000 square-foot arena will feature four levels, a retractable roof, and a nightclub, and will host basketball, hockey, boxing, rodeo events and concerts. Plans also call for 75 luxury boxes with a separate VIP entrance.
A draft of the environmental impact study for a proposed NBA arena in Seattle was released Thursday.