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Seattle Mayor's Office Arranging Talks With NBA, NHL On Arena; Denies Ducking Silver

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 17 / 17

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s office plans to "arrange a conference call with the NBA and NHL to talk about the ongoing arena process, but a spokesman says there is no truth his office has tried to avoid the NBA," according to Geoff Baker of the SEATTLE TIMES. An NBA source also said that the leag...

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