No one is quite clear who will end up footing the bill if a stadium is built. What is clear is that taxpayers in the Bay Area are unwilling to put up the dough for a new playpen for a multimillionaire owner and his multimillionaire employees.
And the Pistons?
Chicago-area Chevrolet dealers have lucked out with the NBA playoffs. Their campaign slogan during the Eastern Conference finals was The Cavaliers Must Go, referring to Chevy's midsize car and the Chicago Bulls' opponents. Now the dealers are hoping to move some of their trucks with their slogan for the NBA Finals: It's Time to Blow Out the Blazers.