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Bucks President Threatens Relocation If Deal For New Arena Can't Be Reached

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 07 / 15

Bucks President Peter Feigin yesterday during a hearing with the Wisconsin state legislature's joint finance committee said that if the team does not get a proposed $500M arena, the NBA "will force a sale of the team and move the franchise to Seattle or Las Vegas," according to Jason Stein of the MI...

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