Register    Login    Forum    Search    FAQ    Contact Us  Your donations are greatly appreciated! Donate  Chat Room

Board index » SEAHAWKS.NET - THE VOICE OF THE 12TH MAN » [ THE SPORTS BAR ]




Post new topic This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies.  [ 3323 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 ... 67  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 1:53 pm 
NET Rookie
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:29 pm
Posts: 140
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 1:59 pm 
*BRONZE SUPPORTER*
*BRONZE SUPPORTER*
User avatar
Online

Joined: Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:40 am
Posts: 373
Location: Tacoma, WA
salamander wrote:
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.


The NBA doesn't have a choice but to accept the sale to Hansen

Also the NBA embarrassed itself years ago, especially when they moved Vancouver to Memphis and uprooted a great franchise in the Sonics to go to a severly worse market in OKC

Stern is the embarrassment and putting his ass on the spot in court and destroying him in every way is every Sonics fan delight


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 2:01 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
salamander wrote:
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.


Yeah, legal arguments are pretty pathetic... until you have to watch the guy w/ the legal argument walk away with a smile on his face, whistling and twirling keys to the moving truck for his fancy new NBA basketball franchise.

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 2:06 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:29 am
Posts: 3093
KJ's next move:
Image

_________________
Image


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 2:18 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:41 pm
Posts: 1584
Salamander, you are showing your ass again. We are the one city that has sued the NBA and won.

And yeah, isn't it unfortunate that we have to resort to, you know, the law, in this situation? The NBA doesn't have dominion over the courts my friend.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 2:24 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:12 am
Posts: 6370
salamander wrote:
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.

You're right. Sacramento is in the driver's seat.

Image


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 2:29 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Online

Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:11 am
Posts: 2192
-The Glove- wrote:
salamander wrote:
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.

You're right. Sacramento is in the driver's seat.

Image


The correct image would have the driver holding Stern's hand, who is walking him in the direction he's supposed to drive.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:17 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
I'd seriously love to see the post-apocalyptic re-make of this if H/B/N succeed...


_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:27 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:32 am
Posts: 1239
Throwdown wrote:
SacHawk2.0 wrote:
There was no pimp slapping


There will if you don't give me my money by the end of the day.

Yeah me too, bitch. Give me my money!

_________________
CAN THE SEAHAWKS SURVIVE LOSING CLEMONS?
http://cover32.com/seahawks/2014/04/16/ ... s-clemons/
Follow me on Twitter: @George_OGorman


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:34 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:39 pm
Posts: 1594
salamander wrote:
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.



I'd rather have an ownership group that is threatening to sue if the NBA tries to block an existing sales agreement with a seller who has openly stated he wants to sell to me, than an ownership group waving around an inferior offer they pulled out of thin air while the seller openly says he wants nothing to do with you.

News flash: It doesn't matter what the NBA wants. What does the NBA have to do with the sale of that team? NOTHING. They have zero power over who buys or sells that team other than voting on a conflict of interest.

What matters is what the Maloofs want. They're the ones who ultimately decide who does or doesn't buy the Kings. The NBA knows that, which is why they're trying to block a relocation now, before the sale goes through. It's the only thing the NBA can legally do to try to block a sale. They're hoping two billionaires will tuck tail and run. Generally, that is not how billionaires become billionaires, but you know... that's really all they've got in the quiver.

Being in the driver's seat means you are setting the tone, you are the one in control.

Right now, it is Hansen who is in control. Hansen is the one with a binding sale agreement, in writing, signed by the seller, with payment made in full. All Hansen has to do is kick back and follow through with the purchase. Let the NBA fight it and hang themselves with their own rope.

Sacramento is the third wheel, waving an inferior offer at the media as if that means anything to anyone. Apparently, nobody has bothered to explain to them that without the Maloofs signatures, it means less than the paper it's written on.

The seller (Maloofs) just told your newspaper there was no way they would ever accept an offer from Sacramento and that an arena deal in Sacramento was impossible. Only the NBA is interested in your arena plan, but you need more than that, you need the owner of the Kings to accept it. And both owners (current and upcoming) have both stated they have no interest in the Sacramento arena plan. How is that being in the driver's seat? I must be missing something.

Literally the only thing the NBA can do for Sacramento is force Hansen to stay in the current arena. Meanwhile, Hansen can just sit on the team, force them to play in the existing arena, and wait it out. He can do exactly what Clay Bennett did here if he wanted to be a dick about it. Just trade away the good players, and let them lose. Stop maintaining the arena, and wait it out. Eventually, the NBA will capitulate and let Hansen move wherever he wants because ultimately, what is best for the NBA is to have owners investing in a watchable product, playing in arenas that will generate revenue for the NBA.

Eventually, the NBA will stop caring about how the arena is financed. They'll feel the pain in their wallet and Hansen will have his way. Literally the only people who feel pain over all this mess will be Sacramento. Do I think that's fair? Nope. But that's the fight the NBA has chosen.

So while you claim to be in the driver's seat, I'd see it more as being stuck in the electric chair while the governor and warden fight over when to pull the switch.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:49 pm 
*Host of .NET Awards*
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:51 pm
Posts: 8925
Location: With a white girl
Lords of Scythia wrote:
Throwdown wrote:

There will if you don't give me my money by the end of the day.

Yeah me too, bitch. Give me my money!


The both of you can kiss my scrote.

_________________
Legal Notice: Only a very small percentage of the things I do and say can be taken seriously. If ever.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:04 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:30 pm
Posts: 2988
Location: God's Country AKA Cascadia AKA The Pacific Northwest
So, Mr. Gruber, should I still be happy or what? I have been positive throughout this whole thing. I should still be positive, right?

I don't need any details, just a "Yes, you should feel great" or "No, things are worse, we're losing him, doctor!"

_________________
"Well, I like the 49ers because they're pure of heart, Seattle because they've got something to prove, and the Raiders because they always cheat."

-Lisa Simpson

Well, at least Lisa got two of three right.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:07 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
Smelly McUgly wrote:
So, Mr. Gruber, should I still be happy or what? I have been positive throughout this whole thing. I should still be positive, right?

I don't need any details, just a "Yes, you should feel great" or "No, things are worse, we're losing him, doctor!"


HansGruber wrote:
I've been asked to stop sharing specifics but I just heard some news that should make Sonics fans thrilled.

Just know this:
The Ballmer Hansen team is for real, they have Stern in a corner right now, there is no legal way to deny the Hansen sale, and as we speak, plans are being put into effect.

The irony of all this is that I hate the NBA, have never really cared about the Sonics, yet for the first time in my life, I got to hear some breaking news that few are privy to. Always wished I could get a secret Seahawks scoop but never got one. I'm a nobody. But sitting here right now bouncing in my seat, excited for you Sonics fans, and wish I could share. Keep the faith. Shit is about to get real.

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:13 pm 
NET Practice Squad
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:22 pm
Posts: 93
Location: Seattle, WA
HansGruber wrote:
salamander wrote:
You know you're in trouble when you have to resort to legal arguments and potential lawsuits as your argument for why you are in the driver's seat. The NBA wants the Kings in Sacramento. Do you really think you will beat the NBA? And even if you did win through the courts, embarrassing the NBA wouldn't be a good start for your franchise.

Oh, and your salmon is damn good. I was being serious when I said you should go make more of it instead of wasting your time here.



I'd rather have an ownership group that is threatening to sue if the NBA tries to block an existing sales agreement with a seller who has openly stated he wants to sell to me, than an ownership group waving around an inferior offer they pulled out of thin air while the seller openly says he wants nothing to do with you.

News flash: It doesn't matter what the NBA wants. What does the NBA have to do with the sale of that team? NOTHING. They have zero power over who buys or sells that team other than voting on a conflict of interest.

What matters is what the Maloofs want. They're the ones who ultimately decide who does or doesn't buy the Kings. The NBA knows that, which is why they're trying to block a relocation now, before the sale goes through. It's the only thing the NBA can legally do to try to block a sale. They're hoping two billionaires will tuck tail and run. Generally, that is not how billionaires become billionaires, but you know... that's really all they've got in the quiver.

Being in the driver's seat means you are setting the tone, you are the one in control.

Right now, it is Hansen who is in control. Hansen is the one with a binding sale agreement, in writing, signed by the seller, with payment made in full. All Hansen has to do is kick back and follow through with the purchase. Let the NBA fight it and hang themselves with their own rope.

Sacramento is the third wheel, waving an inferior offer at the media as if that means anything to anyone. Apparently, nobody has bothered to explain to them that without the Maloofs signatures, it means less than the paper it's written on.

The seller (Maloofs) just told your newspaper there was no way they would ever accept an offer from Sacramento and that an arena deal in Sacramento was impossible. Only the NBA is interested in your arena plan, but you need more than that, you need the owner of the Kings to accept it. And both owners (current and upcoming) have both stated they have no interest in the Sacramento arena plan. How is that being in the driver's seat? I must be missing something.

Literally the only thing the NBA can do for Sacramento is force Hansen to stay in the current arena. Meanwhile, Hansen can just sit on the team, force them to play in the existing arena, and wait it out. He can do exactly what Clay Bennett did here if he wanted to be a dick about it. Just trade away the good players, and let them lose. Stop maintaining the arena, and wait it out. Eventually, the NBA will capitulate and let Hansen move wherever he wants because ultimately, what is best for the NBA is to have owners investing in a watchable product, playing in arenas that will generate revenue for the NBA.

Eventually, the NBA will stop caring about how the arena is financed. They'll feel the pain in their wallet and Hansen will have his way. Literally the only people who feel pain over all this mess will be Sacramento. Do I think that's fair? Nope. But that's the fight the NBA has chosen.

So while you claim to be in the driver's seat, I'd see it more as being stuck in the electric chair while the governor and warden fight over when to pull the switch.



you are too for too Sir. let me know if you need some baby powder for that hand because you are pimp slap in the crap out of them.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:15 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:30 pm
Posts: 2988
Location: God's Country AKA Cascadia AKA The Pacific Northwest
E.C. Laloosh wrote:
Smelly McUgly wrote:
So, Mr. Gruber, should I still be happy or what? I have been positive throughout this whole thing. I should still be positive, right?

I don't need any details, just a "Yes, you should feel great" or "No, things are worse, we're losing him, doctor!"


HansGruber wrote:
I've been asked to stop sharing specifics but I just heard some news that should make Sonics fans thrilled.

Just know this:
The Ballmer Hansen team is for real, they have Stern in a corner right now, there is no legal way to deny the Hansen sale, and as we speak, plans are being put into effect.

The irony of all this is that I hate the NBA, have never really cared about the Sonics, yet for the first time in my life, I got to hear some breaking news that few are privy to. Always wished I could get a secret Seahawks scoop but never got one. I'm a nobody. But sitting here right now bouncing in my seat, excited for you Sonics fans, and wish I could share. Keep the faith. Shit is about to get real.


Yeah, but now we're getting stuff like this:

Quote:
Brock Huard ‏@BrockESPN 10s

NBA will find path to not destroy relationship w/Ballmer & make Hansen whole“@_MParker: @BrockESPN What’s your gut feeling on what it means?

_________________
"Well, I like the 49ers because they're pure of heart, Seattle because they've got something to prove, and the Raiders because they always cheat."

-Lisa Simpson

Well, at least Lisa got two of three right.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:18 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
Quote:
Brock Huard ‏@BrockESPN
Two thoughts I am hearing out of NY:

1. Disappointment

2. Clear Path

What those mean, your guess is as good as mine over the next 7 days


Quote:
Brock Huard ‏@BrockESPN
I will only report what I know, and earlier tweet is from NY. Work & negotiation ongoing. What "clear path" means is TBD.


Quote:
Brock Huard ‏@BrockESPN
NBA will find path to not destroy relationship w/Ballmer & make Hansen whole“@_MParker: @BrockESPN What's your gut feeling on what it means?


So David Stern is going to pay Hansen $30,000,000.00 and then give Ballmer a blowjob?

Edit: first crack at that one didn't read the way I heard it in my head :34853_doh:

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:33 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:32 am
Posts: 1239
SacHawk2.0 wrote:
Lords of Scythia wrote:
Throwdown wrote:

There will if you don't give me my money by the end of the day.

Yeah me too, bitch. Give me my money!


The both of you can kiss my scrote.

Yeah that's fine - whatever. NOW BITCH GIVE ME MY MONEY.

_________________
CAN THE SEAHAWKS SURVIVE LOSING CLEMONS?
http://cover32.com/seahawks/2014/04/16/ ... s-clemons/
Follow me on Twitter: @George_OGorman


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:39 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:40 pm
Posts: 1840
One of the things I don't understand is how can the NBA stop the team from being sold and then moved. Remember when the Seahawks were headed to LA? They even had practices down there. The Oakland Raiders did move to LA. A suit was filed based on eminent Domain and was lost. The NFL had to pay Davis millions.

What is the difference ?


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:42 pm 
NET Practice Squad
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:22 pm
Posts: 93
Location: Seattle, WA
The kings will be in settle next season. They are just trying to get our group to back out and they wont.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 4:57 pm 
*Host of .NET Awards*
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:51 pm
Posts: 8925
Location: With a white girl
RealDeal wrote:
The kings will be in settle next season.


Yeah, to play the Sonics...oh wait...

_________________
Legal Notice: Only a very small percentage of the things I do and say can be taken seriously. If ever.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 5:04 pm 
* NET Baller *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:02 am
Posts: 17425
Location: Graham, WA
U so salty

_________________
Image
3elieve


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 5:08 pm 
NET Practice Squad
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:22 pm
Posts: 93
Location: Seattle, WA
SacHawk2.0 wrote:
RealDeal wrote:
The kings will be in settle next season.


Yeah, to play the Sonics...oh wait...


Oh wait yea sorry the kings will be in seattle to play as the sonics. The funny thing is you think your funny and you think your keeping your team but seattle will have the last laugh. Remember Binding agreement to buy the team.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 5:14 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 21, 2011 3:47 pm
Posts: 2824
Location: Seattle
I've heard people say that Sacramento is in the driver's seat, but I think they're confusing that with the recent study that showed that 80% of Sacramento citizens are living out of their car.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 5:38 pm 
* The Doc *
* The Doc *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:33 am
Posts: 8855
Location: Covington, Washington
Sure are a lot of mixed signals with this. Brock and Kevin Calabro make it sound like game over. Then there are those who say Hansen is going to take a hard line. Just 7 more days before relocation is voted down or not. The Sacbee article about the NBA suggesting the Sac Group put 100% of their offer into escrow makes it sound like the NBA knows that the Maloofs would take the back-up deal via some type of communication.

The Sacbee is thinking the backup offer could be accepted by the Maloofs and the NBA very soon after rejecting the Hansen purchase. With the amount of speculation flowing around, I am not sure what Hansen and company would do if the purchase is rejected. Earlier posts here made it seem that the key was the Maloofs holding strong with Hansen. The NBA's actions seem pretty strong toward a quick turnaround purchase occurring for the Sac Group.

The newt might get his last laugh.

http://www.sacbee.com/2013/05/08/5405733/nba-encouraging-sacramento-suitors.html

_________________
Image
Leon Washington 2010-2012 Red Bryant 2008-2013 Chris Clemons 2010-2013 Golden Tate 2010-2013
Brandon Browner 2011-2013 Breno Giacomini 2011-2013 - Gone but not forgotten.
Wilson will sign for $18M+ (3/4/2014)


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2013 9:12 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 2:53 pm
Posts: 971
So Hans I'm curious and I also like to ride emotional rollercoasters. Based on the info YOU KNOW what would you say the odds are that the Kings are playing in Seattle next year? Above 50%?


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 5:39 am 
NET Veteran
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:35 am
Posts: 700
1 hundo % The Sonics will be back! I just talked to my guy!


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 7:21 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:46 pm
Posts: 1418
Quote:
@REGraswich

Inside word is M's have been told to take Sac offer for Kings, period.


Proves anti-trust. The NBA (Stern) is officially scared Hansen might win this.

_________________
SUPERBOWL!!


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 7:38 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
Who the hell is REGraswich? Oh fine, I'll go look them up...

Quote:
R.E. Graswich ‏@REGraswich 2h
Once M's are officially gone, next steps will be much easier to work through. M's out soon.

R.E. Graswich ‏@REGraswich 2h
Very complex site. Lots of details to be worked out. Nothing that can't be solved with patience, expertise & money.

R.E. Graswich ‏@REGraswich 2h
Suspense on sale should end soon, with focus shifting to Downtown Plaza arena plan.

R.E. Graswich ‏@REGraswich 2h
Inside word is M's have been told to take Sac offer for Kings, period.


Maloofs have been "told" to take the Sac offer for Kings? Who the hell is this guy?

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Last edited by Laloosh on Thu May 09, 2013 8:52 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 7:42 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:08 pm
Posts: 1424
Location: Bellevue
Hawkfan77 wrote:
Quote:
@REGraswich

Inside word is M's have been told to take Sac offer for Kings, period.


Proves anti-trust. The NBA (Stern) is officially scared Hansen might win this.

Who exactly is going to legally "force" them to sell to the sac group?


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:08 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:46 pm
Posts: 1418
Pstark3 wrote:
Hawkfan77 wrote:
Quote:
@REGraswich

Inside word is M's have been told to take Sac offer for Kings, period.


Proves anti-trust. The NBA (Stern) is officially scared Hansen might win this.

Who exactly is going to legally "force" them to sell to the sac group?

No one, they can't. But the fact that they are trying to work around Hansen's signed agreement is so illegal.

_________________
SUPERBOWL!!


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:08 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:46 pm
Posts: 1418
Image
Per Softy's page


Wow

_________________
SUPERBOWL!!


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:14 am 
* NET Baller *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:02 am
Posts: 17425
Location: Graham, WA
Ballmer didn't have a plan, it got turned down by the state.

_________________
Image
3elieve


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:18 am 
* NET Staff *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:19 am
Posts: 2844
Location: Spokane
If Softy is fighting our battle, we've lost.

_________________
Awesome Table Tool: http://www.teamopolis.com/tools/bbcode- ... rator.aspx


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:20 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:46 pm
Posts: 1418
Hawkstorian wrote:
If Softy is fighting our battle, we've lost.

It's not softy tweeting

_________________
SUPERBOWL!!


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:23 am 
* NET Sage *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2007 5:04 pm
Posts: 820
Location: Bremerton
Good God, it doesn't matter who you are - it's impossible to have a conversation via text or twitter without sounding like a 12 year-old girl.

_________________
I'm sick of chasing after my dreams. I'm just going to find out where they're headed, and catch up with them later.
- Mitch Hedberg


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:27 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
vedthree wrote:
Good God, it doesn't matter who you are - it's impossible to have a conversation via text or twitter without sounding like a 12 year-old girl.


Lol, at first I thought it was a staged conversation between two non-english speaking kids.

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:28 am 
* NET Sage *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2007 5:04 pm
Posts: 820
Location: Bremerton
Latest run down from Field of Schemes - as usual, will probably be some good info popping up in the comments.

http://www.fieldofschemes.com/2013/05/09/5094/nba-to-sacramento-kings-buyers-show-us-your-benjamins/#comment-16596

_________________
I'm sick of chasing after my dreams. I'm just going to find out where they're headed, and catch up with them later.
- Mitch Hedberg


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:35 am 
* NET Staff *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:19 am
Posts: 2844
Location: Spokane
Hawkfan77 wrote:
It's not softy tweeting
Then who?

_________________
Awesome Table Tool: http://www.teamopolis.com/tools/bbcode- ... rator.aspx


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:37 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:39 pm
Posts: 1594
That is the best possible news for Sonics fans.

Remember, it's always the party with the weakest position that makes the most noise. The NBA knew it had no way to stop the sale and that's why they've done everything they can to scare off Hansen. But he hasn't been scared off and all he has to do is follow through, let the NBA hang itself with its own rope (which it is doing in shockingly public fashion).

And why would the other owners vote against the Hansen sale? If they vote against the sale, it devalues their own teams and makes it harder to sell in the future. There's no real benefit for the other owners to go with the Sac deal, but it does present a ton of risk. Generally, billionaires don't become billionaires by taking deals with high risk and low reward.

If I owned a team, I would vote for the sale to Hansen because it's the best offer and makes my own team worth even more. More as in... my team might be valued at $400m now, but the Kings sale puts me up around $700m minimum. It's a no-brainer. And further, I would vote for the sale simply because it actually increases my leverage if I ever want a new arena, or if I want to sell my team.

To reject the Hansen offer would kill any chance for years that any outside party would put an honest bid on an NBA team. All outside parties would know the NBA doesn't negotiate in good faith and wouldn't waste their time. Look at how much the Hansen group has already spent, time and money. Why would any serious interest ever waste that kind of time and money in the future only to be used as a pawn in some arena deal? That's real bad for business. And you can bet the other owners see that, or at least their attorneys will when they prep them for the vote.

Further, this news makes it clear the NBA doesn't plan to block the sale at the BOG meeting.

They know they can't. They understand the significance of the American Needle case. The legal team put together by Hansen will be looking for the biggest antitrust settlement in the history of professional sports. Now just imagine what that case will look like when the Maloofs are named as co-plaintiffs. That's major bad news for the NBA.

And let's think about this from the Maloofs perspective for a second. They've been mocked, humiliated, jerked around, and slandered for years in Sacramento. They're reeling from some business failures, and suddenly a deal is put in front of them that would accomplish 3 things:
1) It gives them the best offer ever in the history of the NBA for a team = business genius!!
2) It gives them a ton of cash = fat pockets!!
3) It allows them to flip the bird squarely at the NBA and Sacramento who have been jointly trying to screw them over for years = last laugh!!

It doesn't take a genius to see what's happening here.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 9:59 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
Quote:
Carmichael Dave ‏@CarmichaelDave 10h
RT @MickyArison: "My lawyers will be in touch with @Dah_Knee VERY soon. Unacceptable. I am now deleting this tweet."

WOW. That's crazy


:242735:

Edit: in reading some of the replies, it looks like that tweet may have been faked? Either way, @Dah_Knee is going to catch some serious shit from sac fans.

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Last edited by Laloosh on Thu May 09, 2013 10:06 am, edited 2 times in total.

Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 10:05 am 
NET Practice Squad
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:12 am
Posts: 83
Why does Stern hate Seattle so much? What'd the Sonics ever do to him?

"All the dude ever wanted was his rug back." - Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski

_________________
"FIGHT MILK! The first alcoholic, dairy based, protein drink - for bodyguards, by bodyguards." - Mac


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 10:08 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:46 pm
Posts: 3324
Location: WA
seaNOmercy wrote:
Why does Stern hate Seattle so much? What'd the Sonics ever do to him?


I think he's just got a gigantic hard-on for Sacramento tbh. He might dislike Seattle, but I don't think that's enough for him to go to such great lengths to block the sale. More about getting what HE wants than denying us what we want.

_________________
RockHawk wrote:
This has turned into nothing but a personal attack, which goes against our forum rules...... I'll allow it.


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 10:24 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:46 pm
Posts: 1418
Hawkstorian wrote:
Hawkfan77 wrote:
It's not softy tweeting
Then who?

Some Seattle fan on twitter, @Dah_Knee. Mickey Arison followed this fan for some reason and then started sending him direct messages. I guess Dah_Knee tweeted Arison and said he would never go on a carnival cruise again (Arison owns carnival) so Arison followed him and then sent him the direct messages. Dah_Knee sent that screen capture to Softy and Softy posted it on his page.

_________________
SUPERBOWL!!


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 10:50 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:32 am
Posts: 1239
Hawkfan77 wrote:
Picture
Per Softy's page


Wow

What Arison is saying in the tweets is that the committee was only voting on a very specific, narrow question: Has Sac done everything to keep the Kings?
The Seattle ownership and arena deal was never considered. That was not what they were voting on. Who was the individual that drew up the specific question without any consideration of the Seattle side? I wonder. This was just the committee to RECOMEND relo - not the actual relo committee. How will the actual committee's question be framed?

_________________
CAN THE SEAHAWKS SURVIVE LOSING CLEMONS?
http://cover32.com/seahawks/2014/04/16/ ... s-clemons/
Follow me on Twitter: @George_OGorman


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 10:56 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:32 am
Posts: 1239
The screen capture to the twitter exchange didn't work in my post. Here's a link: http://www.sportsradiokjr.com/pages/sof ... e=11270575

_________________
CAN THE SEAHAWKS SURVIVE LOSING CLEMONS?
http://cover32.com/seahawks/2014/04/16/ ... s-clemons/
Follow me on Twitter: @George_OGorman


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 11:50 am 
* NET X's & O's Guru *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:24 am
Posts: 8615
Location: PNW
It did work, I just edited it so we don't have to scroll through the image again

_________________
Image


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 11:57 am 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:12 am
Posts: 6370
Wait what happened? Why is @Dah_Knee in trouble? Why's Arison threatening him with lawyers?


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 12:06 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:41 pm
Posts: 1584
He's just trying to bully him, probably going after him for disclosing "confidential" information. And he's trying to cover his ass because Stern is going to rail on him for getting into it on twitter(he's been in trouble before). No NDA was signed of any kind, DAh KNee is not in any trouble


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 12:06 pm 
* NET X's & O's Guru *
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:24 am
Posts: 8615
Location: PNW
-The Glove- wrote:
Wait what happened? Why is @Dah_Knee in trouble? Why's Arison threatening him with lawyers?


He had direct messages on twitter (meaning a private convo) with the owner of the Heat, and then posted them online.

_________________
Image


Top 
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
 Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 12:07 pm 
NET Veteran
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:30 pm
Posts: 2988
Location: God's Country AKA Cascadia AKA The Pacific Northwest
Mickey Arison should probably stay off of Twitter. This is the second time he's done this sort of thing. He's the Robert Irsay of the NBA, apparently.

_________________
"Well, I like the 49ers because they're pure of heart, Seattle because they've got something to prove, and the Raiders because they always cheat."

-Lisa Simpson

Well, at least Lisa got two of three right.


Top 
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies.  [ 3323 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 ... 67  Next

Board index » SEAHAWKS.NET - THE VOICE OF THE 12TH MAN » [ THE SPORTS BAR ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: JZ#1, peachesenregalia and 3 guests

 

 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Seahawks.NET is an independent fan site and not associated with the Seattle Seahawks or the NFL (National Football League).
All content within this Seahawks fan page is provided by, and for, Seattle Seahawks fans. Copyright © Seahawks.NET.