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SBD/May 10, 2013/Franchises
Rivalry Renewed: Pacers Poised To Sell Out Games Three, Four Of Knicks Series
Published May 10, 2013
PACERS MADE BLUEPRINT FOR KINGS: In Sacramento, Ailene Voisin writes with the Kings' future uncertain, Pacers fans "could write the textbook on how stubborn, small-market communities overcome the odds, fight off threats of extinction and relocation, and attract a billionaire owner and partner on an 18,000-seat downtown fieldhouse that is part shrine, part museum." When people enter Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the first time, they "don't know whether to bow or bless" themselves. Voisin: "Mostly, you stand and stare, amazed and admiring" (SACRAMENTO BEE, 5/10). Voisin added there is "no basketball facility that remotely compares with the authenticity of the Hoosiers-themed Bankers Life Fieldhouse." The arena seats just over 18,000 and "actually feels like a place built for basketball" (SACBEE.com, 5/9).