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Published October 31, 1994
"The talk of NBA expansion to Tampa has quieted down, even by those pursuing the matter, and for good reason. The NBA brought exhibition basketball to Mexico City Friday and Saturday night and did huge business." In Tampa, Bill Fay notes NBA Commissioner David Stern "has said several times he thinks the domestic market is saturated, but likes the potential in Canada and south of the border." NBA Expansion Committee Chair/Suns owner Jerry Colangelo: "Mexico City makes sense for a lot of reasons, but mainly because it's an untapped market in one of the world's largest cities. It's not a done deal, but we are down here exploring, and the response to our game has been phenomenal" (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 10/30). In Houston, Fran Blinebury previewing the Mexico City exhibitions: "So the world becomes smaller and the NBA continues to make inroads in every corner that has the inclination to hang up rims and begin selling sneakers and replica jerseys" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 10/28).