You guys will be happy to hear this: Just asked Indians owner Paul Dolan about the upper deck in right field. He said he, like most of us, refers to them as shipping containers. Dolan, on that area being redone: "It's on the list." Happy Thursday.
It was just a couple of years ago the #Cavs upgraded their arena, with $70 million coming from taxpayers. Now the Indians seek enhancements that call for local and state taxpayers footing roughly 2/3 of $435M cost. Is it right for pro sports teams to use public money this way?
Reggie Jackson, Lauri Markkanen, Dennis Schröder, Josh Hart, Kelly Oubre, Lou Williams, Frank Kaminsky, JJ Redick, Paul Millsap, Justise Winslow, Jabari Parker, Jarred Vanderbilt, Isaiah Hartenstein, Hamidou Diallo, Dante Exum, etc. still available... https://t.co/BHmYLeKvKZ
Spending power remaining around the NBA: ATL- $5.9M of NTMLE BOS- $5.9M Tax MLE BKN- Minimums CHA- $13.5M (pending I. Smith signing) CHI- $9.5M MLE (pending S&Ts and TPEs) CLE- $9.5M MLE DAL- $3.7M BAE DEN- $4.5M of NTMLE DET- $4.9M Room Exception (pending FA signings) 1/2
There's the $200 million figure for a "transformation" we reported last month