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MAVERICKS OWNER DISAPPOINTED AT SLOW ARENA TALKS
Published December 23, 1994
Mavericks owner Don Carter is unhappy with the slow pace of negotiations with the City of Dallas to build a new arena. City Manager John Ware set a deadline, with the city council's approval, to have a proposed $142M arena completed by the start of the 1997-98 season. Carter: "After the holidays are over, we're going to have to get rid of our excuses. ... If we're going to do it in the timetable we set, we don't have a choice." Carter says several key issues remain that could be "deal killers" -- most important is the fate of Reunion Arena. Since the proposed arena will sit behind Reunion, Carter wants the Mavs' current home torn down. But Dallas Mayor Steve Bartlett's staff is studying alternative uses for the 17-year-old building. Carter: "That's not open for negotiation. Either they put us in front or somewhere else downtown, but we will not sit behind it" (Sylvia Martinez, DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 12/21).