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Tim Leiweke Focused On Landing NHL Team In Seattle Due To Lack Of Options In NBA

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 23 / 17

Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke said that he is "'passionate' about bringing an NBA team" to a renovated KeyArena, but due to a lack of expansion options, he "insists he's hyper-focused" on landing an NHL team, according to Geoff Baker of the SEATTLE TIMES. Leiweke said that he has "heard local ...

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