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Old 06-20-2007, 02:15 PM
 
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can birmingham support an nba team , yes if done right we would love to have a team here 41 games , i think this city would go crazy with affordable prices which can be done what do you think?
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Old 06-20-2007, 04:06 PM
 
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Not gonna happen... Too many other places are a better fit for a team. Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Las Vegas, maybe Louisville.
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Old 06-21-2007, 07:31 AM
 
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Of all the pro sports franchises besides MLS, NBA is probably the most likely. And it may end up being someone like Charles Barkley that ends up bringing it to Birmingham. May be a little while before it happens, but it is definitely possible. But for right now, support the hometown UAB. UAB is probably going to be a Top 25 team this next year. Not this year, but next year I think, UAB is scheduled to play Gonzaga at the BJCC.
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:29 PM
 
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nba in birmingham question is will we support it when it comes, because its gonna happen
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Old 06-22-2007, 02:49 AM
 
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Wink Nba

I'm from Bham & haven't heard anything about plans to have the NBA come in. If so, maybe it can be in Ensley - Bessemer would still be too close. As far as Charles Barkley, he can stay in Philly.
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Old 06-22-2007, 09:22 AM
 
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my question is can this city support big time sports , an nba team here would bring a 77 million economic on impact city , and well over 100 during construction period , with the help of the corporate community to help make tickets affordable , and other cities that we've helped ie tusc with the benz plant about 200000 a yr honda about 100000 montgomery also 100000 its our time ask your friend if theyed go to games and keep ears opened
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Old 04-13-2010, 09:04 AM
 
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No and who the heck cares about NBA..
NBA= thugs in shorts
Right i hate it the NBA!! But i love baseball it's so well boring and the excitement is well a homerun great right!! Stop we can't go to foreign countries and name baseball players or any other sports players other than Basketball and the NBA!!LET'S BE REAL JORDANS SNEAKERS ARE THE HIGHEST QUALITY SNEAKERS YOU CAN BUY because of basketball!! Have you ever saw Dwayne Wade play or Amare Stoudamire that's excitement!! But No the NBA isn't for Birmingham maybe the NFL!!!Oh and what other sport produce ownership other than the NBA!!! MJ GO BOBCATS!!!sMILE
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Old 04-16-2010, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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The Pacers will be gone from Indy very soon. They're losing 15 mil. per season, and now they want the city of Indy to start footing the bill. Not gonna happen, I see Seattle, KC, STL, Cinci, Louisville making a run for them. I don't think B'ham can support it, though.
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:05 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Not gonna happen... Too many other places are a better fit for a team. Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Las Vegas, maybe Louisville.
Seattle...

Anyway there's no way in hell Birmingham should have an NBA team...or any professional sports team for that matter. It's an itty-bitty metro which only has local influence.
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:54 PM
 
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my question is can this city support big time sports , an nba team here would bring a 77 million economic on impact city , and well over 100 during construction period , with the help of the corporate community to help make tickets affordable , and other cities that we've helped ie tusc with the benz plant about 200000 a yr honda about 100000 montgomery also 100000 its our time ask your friend if theyed go to games and keep ears opened
Have you been to a game lately? Nascar is not fully booked and you want to bring what?
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