NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025

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NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed Dec 5, 2018 2:11 pm

NBA owners are not currently considering expansion and are not expected to begin to in the near future, according to multiple sources.


Expansion could be considered again as part of the next television package discussions in 2025.


The NHL awarded Seattle an expansion team on Tuesday.


An NBA team could conceivably attempt to relocate to Seattle before then with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans considered most likely.

Via Kurt Helin/NBC Sports

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Re: NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025 

Post#2 » by Bolts » Thu Dec 6, 2018 12:20 am

From the bottom of my heart and as a Sonics fan all I have to say is **** You NBA.
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Re: NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025 

Post#3 » by the_process » Thu Dec 6, 2018 12:42 am

The NBA doesn't need expansion. If anything, it needs to contract two teams.
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Re: NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025 

Post#4 » by YoungMoney23 » Thu Dec 6, 2018 2:34 am

I used to be against contraction but with all the nba's best players teaming up, its time to revisit contraction
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Re: NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025 

Post#5 » by DoItALL9 » Thu Dec 6, 2018 4:49 pm

The amount of NBA level talent is increasing with the globalization of the game. There's no need to contract teams and the league will likely be ripe for expansion 7 years from now.
In the USA, both hockey and American football have 32 franchise already. It makes sense going forward.

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Re: NBA Owners Not Expected To Consider Expansion Until At Least 2025 

Post#6 » by DoItALL9 » Thu Dec 6, 2018 4:50 pm

Seattle will have to worry about competition from Louisville, Vancouver, Mexico City, & Las Vegas.

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