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What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#1 » by BattleTested » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:05 am

Assuming the Kings get moved to Seattle. The last three teams to move have been the Sacramento Kings, the Seattle Sonics, the Charlotte Hornets, and the Vancouver Grizzlies. Who's next?

I'd say Memphis. I think they'll hit a wall these next couple years and attendance will dwindle to those levels it was at during the last Pau Gasol years. Tennessee's not basketball country, a bad-mediocre team in that market for a few years mixed with suspect owners will be a recipe for disaster.

All this is pure speculation based on pretty much nothing, though.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#2 » by RaptorNews » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:08 am

Memphis, New Orleans or Milwaukee are the most likely
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Post#3 » by El Turco » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:14 am

i often forget there is a nba team in milwaukee, they should move to guadalajara or something
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#4 » by Fed » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:17 am

We get fan support. We have an NBA championship, we had super-

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ohh. Yeah, Milwaukee.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#5 » by branny » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:22 am

Mmm maybe Milwaukee/Memphis
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#6 » by Sunsaholic » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:25 am

Milwaukee is so boring. Please move them!

Also Memphis, Detroit
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Post#7 » by prelude00 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:33 am

Toronto
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#8 » by JeffG20 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:33 am

RaptorNews wrote:Memphis, New Orleans or Milwaukee are the most likely


How is New Orleans a candadate to move when Tom Benson Just bought it and spend millions for a rebrand?
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#9 » by TheOUTLAW » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:45 am

Sunsaholic wrote:Milwaukee is so boring. Please move them!

Also Memphis, Detroit


LOL what is your justification for Detroit? I can't even imagine.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#10 » by blizzard » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:49 am

Milwaukee, Charlotte... outside of the US nobody has heard about these cities.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#11 » by PowerSteele » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:57 am

Memphis.

A 30-something from Cali doesn't buy the Grizzlies to keep them in Memphis.
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Post#12 » by carayip » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:59 am

Detroit is a storied franchise. 3 championships in the last 30 years, more than anyone not named Lakers, Bulls and Spurs.

They are crap now but they won't get moved.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#13 » by Jake0890 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:14 am

Milwaukee, Toronto, Charlotte.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#14 » by jimmy keys » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:08 am

carayip wrote:Detroit is a storied franchise. 3 championships in the last 30 years, more than anyone not named Lakers, Bulls and Spurs.

They are crap now but they won't get moved.



Um....Boston
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#15 » by jimmy keys » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:12 am

Jake0890 wrote:Milwaukee, Toronto, Charlotte.



Are you for real man, seriously? Toronto? Really bud? Toronto.

Do you understand anything about economics, size of market, loyalty of a fanbase, attendance, merchandizing, ownership, TV deals etc... You know the factors that determine a franchises long term sustainability?

You are a clown. :lol: But 2 out of 3 ain't bad I guess.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#16 » by ForeverTFC » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:16 am

Jake0890 wrote:Milwaukee, Toronto, Charlotte.


Sorry to tell you this, but Toronto is in a much better state than Indiana.

In fact we are 13th this year in attendance with a team 10 games under .500 (and that is AFTER this recent stretch of 7-3), while your Pacers are at 26th, only above such powerhouses as Milwaukee, Charlotte, Detroit, and the Kings.

Ouch, now I know that has got to hurt.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#17 » by BrewCityBBQ » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:21 am

Probably Milwaukee. We haven't been relevant since Don Nelson left in the 80's. Pretty sad for a once proud winning organization. Herb Kohl has driven this team into the ground. He's content with going for the 8th seed every year.
But he's also stated he'd only sell the team to a new owner that guarantees them staying in Milwaukee.
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Post#18 » by Uncle Jeff » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:06 pm

Jake0890 wrote:Milwaukee, Toronto, Charlotte.

Indiana would get relocated before Toronto.
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Post#19 » by vincecarter4pres » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:12 pm

Minnesota and Atlanta come to mind.
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Re: What's the next team to get relocated? 

Post#20 » by KING CB4 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:57 pm

1. Memphis
2. Milwaukee
3. Toronto
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