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June 6, 2013 at 8:04 PM

NBA rejection

‘Don’t care’ attitude not surprising It should hardly have been a surprise to King County citizens that two-thirds of Stuart Elway poll responders indicated a definite ho-hum about the NBA’s Sacramento Kings remaining in that city [“King County residents shrug about NBA rejection,” NWWednesday, June 5]. Reasons for the “don’t care” attitude should have included the…

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May 10, 2013 at 7:34 AM

Sonics arena a no go

Arena ordeal distracts city officials Why is it that Sonics fans insist on stealing our elected officials away from their public duties to promote a private enterprise [“Sonics fans, give your heart a break,” Opinion, May 9]? Mayors and City Council members are elected to keep the city running, to promote the common good — from the…

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May 5, 2013 at 7:52 AM

NBA denies bid to bring Sacramento Kings to Seattle

If you want more stadiums, move to L.A. Based on my reading of The Seattle Times, it seems that the National Basketball Association deal was Seattle versus Sacramento, and Seattle lost, at least for now [“Deflated but no surrender,” page one, April 30]. Where was my voice, the one that cheered when we lost the bid…

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May 3, 2013 at 11:45 AM

NBA denies bid to bring Sacramento Kings to Seattle

Kings staying in Sacramento is a relief For those of us whose lives do not revolve around professional basketball, the decision by the National Basketball Association to leave the Sacramento team in Sacramento is a wonderful gift [“Deflated but no surrender,” page one, April 30].The vast majority of the citizens of Seattle who cannot afford the…

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