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SBD/August 27, 2012/Facilities
Virginia Beach Mayor Says Arena Funding Would Need Help From NBA, Comcast, State
Published August 27, 2012
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT: In Sacramento, Marcos Breton wrote NBA Kings co-Owners Joe and Gavin Maloof “aren’t talking -- and when they do, nobody should trust them anyway -- so Virginia Beach seems plausible even in absence of any facts.” Breton: “These guys will go wherever they can get a city to build them an arena for free, raising the value of their franchise while they retain control of it. They want everything for nothing” (SACRAMENTO BEE, 8/26). Also in Sacramento, Tom Couzens wrote under the header, “Maloofs Owe Kings Fans Real Answers” (SACRAMENTO BEE, 8/26).