Report: Suns Owner Robert Sarver Threatens to Move Team to Seattle or Las Vegas
PHOENIX, AZ - NOVEMBER 10: A close up view of the Phoenix Suns logo during the game against the Orlando Magic on November 10, 2017 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Michael Gonzales/NBAE via Getty Images)

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The Phoenix Suns are reportedly the latest professional sports franchise to contemplate relocation if it doesn’t get a new arena deal.

Per Laurie Roberts of the Arizona Republic, Suns owner Robert Sarver is threatening Phoenix city officials with a move to Seattle or Las Vegas.

Sarver’s threat comes after Roberts reported Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams and councilwomen Laura Pastor and Debra Star asked to postpone a Wednesday vote on contributing $150 million to a renovation of Talking Stick Resort Arena because the deal wouldn’t pass if held Wednesday.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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