The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

24 October 2006

Snakes on a backplane

SsssssssAnd I thought I was having problems. (From via Scribal Terror.)

Then again, maybe he'd have been happier here.

Posted at 3:47 PM to PEBKAC

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OT: Y'all are getting the Sonics.

Posted by: McGehee at 7:34 PM on 24 October 2006

Well, some OKC-based folks are getting the Sonics -- but if the history of the Kings is any guide, they'll be in OKC eventually.

Posted by: McGehee at 7:35 PM on 24 October 2006

I dunno. I read a piece by a Kings fan today to the effect that the Maloofs' desire for 8,000 parking spaces will kill the whole deal for rather a lot of people.

As for the Sonics, I'm not buying any season tickets yet. :)

Posted by: CGHill at 8:19 PM on 24 October 2006

Well, I was talking about the bunch that originally acquired the then-Kansas City Kings. I really don't think the Maloofs are really convinced a new arena is needed. This downtown arena business has been a dream of Sacramento politicians since the last time the minor-league-baseball Solons left town.

Posted by: McGehee at 10:44 PM on 24 October 2006

Well, I've never really been an advocate of "If you build it, they will come," though it seems to have worked here.

Incidentally, there are about 20,000 parking spaces within a few blocks of the Ford Center, though only a tenth of them qualify as adjacent.

Posted by: CGHill at 7:27 AM on 25 October 2006