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Lease May Keep Cavaliers At Quicken Loans Through '44; Details On Upgrades Unveiled

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 17 / 17

The Cavaliers "could play in Quicken Loans Arena" through '44 under "terms of the team's new lease," according to a front-page piece by Karen Farkas of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. The Cavs' proposed $140M "transformation deal with Cuyahoga County and Cleveland included a provision to extend the curr...

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