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Old 04-17-2010, 04:03 PM   #12
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Default Re: More team for sale rumors

Originally Posted by InspiredLebowski
Not even close, they play at the old fairgrounds coliseum. The Pacers have exponentially more finances and allegedly can't pay the Fieldhouse upkeep fees. I really don't think it's that they CAN'T pay the $15mm upkeep costs, not anymore than they ever had trouble with it anyway, just that now they're able to renegotiate the lease and from a business standpoint you can't really blame them after the deal the Colts got on Lucas Oil.

For what it's worth, Bruno apparently said in a game chat he doesn't think there's any chance they leave. Pacers want a deal, Ballard wants one, the state wants one, thinks it'll happen. I think if they can make it through this year and the lockout, which is a lot easier said than done, financial problems will be a thing of the past with the new CBA.

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