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  1. Ranadive: I'll lead the motion to force sale

    Henry Abbott

    Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive shared his thoughts by phone shortly after NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced a $2.5 million fine and lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Silver also declared he would encourage NBA o...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  2. AEG and the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    That AEG is for sale has huge potential impact for many different parties. For Los Angeles, AEG is not only the driving force behind bringing the NFL back, but also the owner of the Staples Center, L.A. Live and plenty more real estate besides. (P...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  3. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "But now we learn that Alex Meruelo of Downey, Calif., might not be buying the Hawks after all. The sale, reports esteemed colleague Tim Tucker, is in jeopardy because the NBA isn't sure Meruelo has t...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  4. Sources: Philadelphia 76ers sale talks in progress

    Henry Abbott

    Philadelphia 76ers owner Comcast-Spectacor is in talks to sell the team to a group led by New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Joanne Gerstner of The New York Times: "The European fashion crowd apparently likes Kobe Bryant jerseys. Bryant's Lakers jersey remains the No. 1 seller in European stores, for the third consecutive year, according to the league's latest sales number...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  6. If these shoes work, the NBA has to ban them

    Henry Abbott

    Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard has been testing out some shoes that claim they can make you jump higher, thanks to some kind of high-tech spring built into the sole. The NBA may ban them -- which would surely be amazing for sales, as a powerfu...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  7. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott NBA tickets sales in a bad economy. It looks pretty bad. The number that stands out to me in Ken Berger's CBS Sportsline report is this one: "League-wide, average paid attendance through Nov. 29 was 13,187." NBA arenas hold a lot ...

    Blog | December 11, 2009
  8. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Re: Allen Iverson and ticket sales. It turns out that, over the weekend, Dave Berri looked at the data: "When we look at the attendance data we see a small increase when Iverson comes to Denver and a small decline when...

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  9. Credit Crunch Time

    Henry Abbott

    The financial downturn is taking its toll on team's bottom lines. Sports Business Journal reports that season ticket sales are flat this season -- and renewals are down. Things are particularly bad in Miami, where the housing market has b...

    Blog | November 04, 2008
  10. Michael Heisley: Plenty of Teams Losing Plenty of Money

    Henry Abbott

    Some NBA teams -- the Lakers, the Bulls, the Knicks, and the like -- are a hot ticket pretty much no matter how good the team is. They earn a lot in TV revenues, merchandise sales, and the like. Those big-market teams are, by many reports, cash cows,...

    Blog | April 08, 2008
  11. Scout Sambwich

    Henry Abbott

    One man's trash is another man's treasure. That's the premise of practically every antique store, garage sale, consignment shop, and auction, right? It has occurred to me through the years that the same is surely true of the NBA. For instance, when J...

    Blog | July 12, 2007
  12. Kobe Bryant is About to Get Richer

    Henry Abbott

    Brian Berger of Sports Business Radio follows up on news that Kobe Bryant has the top selling jersey in Asia (he also points out that the number change fueled a lot of those sales--similarly Iverson was second on the list in part because he has a new...

    Blog | March 20, 2007
  13. Report: Jerry West's House for Sale

    Henry Abbott

    I know it hasn't been gone so well, but if this is true, and, as hinted, Jerry West won't be back, I can't believe that'll be good for the team. If I were a Memphis fan, I would not be happy about losing one of the greatest executives in the history ...

    Blog | February 01, 2007
  14. Is LRMR for Sale?

    Henry Abbott

    Darren Rovell reiterates the suspicion that when CAA bought Leon Rose's firm, they probably didn't get the big prize: the right to market LeBron James: If CAA thinks LeBron is coming along for the ride, I'd be very surprised. Buying Rose would...

    Blog | January 17, 2007
  15. Nike Doing Very Well

    Henry Abbott

    There had been worries about whether or not LeBron James was earning his nearly $100 million endorsement contract. Bloomberg reports that Nike has had strong results in the last quarter, thanks to a running shoe that talks to your ipod, and sales of ...

    Blog | December 21, 2006
  16. Paul Allen: Keeping the Blazers

    Henry Abbott

    It has been a freaking mystery to me what is going on in the mind of Paul Allen. He backed out of the sales process a few months ago. But we didn't have any idea what he did want to do. Did he want the team at all? That was unclear in a fog of claims...

    Blog | October 12, 2006