Discussion in 'Around The NBA' started by Huber., May 10, 2012.
Smart move getting their name in the hat now so when the Blue Jackets move in a few years they will not be new to the list of citys wanting a team.
when is the lease up for the Blue Jackets?
Seattle gets the Sonics back first.
They're moving? I thought their attendance is good.
They don't have an arena which is why they moved in the first place.
Yes, only a matter of time. Attendance was great but the past few season's it's down and fans have given up on the joke of the NHL.
Yeah, but they'd probably need to add an East team as well to keep things even.
They'd be stupid to put a team in Columbus. There's only one real franchise in Columbus that people care about -- OSU.
Although, if you're a conspiracy theorist, a Columbus NBA team would be a great way for LeBron to return to Ohio, without having to team up with Gilbert again.
Or he could join the Canton Charge... oh wait Gilbert owns that too.
One recently got approved.
Not if the team is already in the West.
That makes absolutely no sense. If they added a team in Seattle, they'd want to add in one in the East to keep things even. Thus Columbus as an option if Seattle gets another team.
He means if a team that's already in the West (Sacramento) moves to Seattle they will stay in the West and keep things even.
Ah, ok. I need to go to sleep.
Ohio State basketball can't even sell out and they've been an elite team the last 2 years. The support just isn't there.
I'm trying to think of another "college city" that has been home to a professional sports team.
Can't think of one off the top of my head.....
Doesn't seem like fit to me. Too much overlap between the Ohio State BBall and NBA seasons. I just don't see it as something that makes sense, in terms of gate / draw.
I would love to see the Cavaliers play 3 to 5 games a year in Columbus at Nationwide.
Really Mayor Coleman? Really??
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I'd like to see a team in Columbus, but I really don't see it as a feasible option at this point in time. I would have to think that of other Ohio cities on the list of places that could host relocating/expansion teams, Cincinnati would be ahead of Columbus anyway. Plus, as others have already said, Ohio State University athletics already have a stranglehold in Columbus, with the Blue Jackets picking up what's left over.
No, terrible idea, please don't do it. I love being the only NBA team in Ohio.
If you gotta do it, put a team in Cincinnati again.
In 27 years.
Continue about how the Blue Jackets are going to move, despite EVERY single piece of worthwhile news saying they won't.