St. Louis a potential new home for New Orleans Hornets?
Despite the NBA's desire to keep the Hornets in New Orleans, sagging attendance and decreasing interest in the franchise may make that impossible. By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV) -- Could St. Louis be on the short-list of cities that could score an NBA team?
The sports blogosphere is buzzing ever since the NBA announced Monday it is going to buy the New Orleans Hornets. The NBA had to act after a deal by the current owner to sell the team to a Louisiana businessman fell through. Commissioner David Stern said the league hopes to find an owner who will keep the team in New Orleans. But interest in the franchise has been declining and attendance is down.
Other cities being kicked around as 'interested' are Kansas City, Anaheim, San Jose, Las Vegas, Seattle and Chicago.