Former GLI President Steve Higdon joins NBA2LOU Board Eight Local Municipalities Formerly Support NBA2LOU Initiative New Study Ranks Louisville Near Top for NBA Expansion Louisville, Ky. - August 7, 2018 - Steve Higdon, former CEO of Greater Louisville Inc. and current chief development officer at Private Client Services, has joined the board of directors of [...]
Check out Wave3's coverage of report commissioned by the mayor of Richmond to study that city's major league sport potential. The consulting firm Hunden Strategic Partners looked at market size, wealth, population growth and other factors. Louisville ranked 2nd on the list of cities ready to host a major league franchise and 4th on their [...]
Cheatsheet.com ranks the top 15 possible homes for a new NBA franchise and Louisville comes in at #9. (A little low, if you ask us.) You can check out the article here.
Audubon Park city councilor Andrew J. Klump's op/ed piece in the Courier-Journal calls for support of the NBA2LOU movement. https://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/contributors/2018/05/25/good-if-local-cities-support-nba-louisville/637268002/
Dan Issel said taxpayers won't have to do any lifting to bring an NBA franchise to Louisville, a sentiment that echoed what Mayor Greg Fischer and state officials recently said regarding the need for private investment to fund the venture. The CJ's coverage of Dan Issel's address of the Louisville Forum can be found here.
WFPL feature on NBA2LOU's report at the Louisville Forum. https://wfpl.org/group-aiming-to-bring-nba-team-to-louisville-gives-progress-report/
Check out Louisville Business First reporter Marty Finley's take on the NBA2LOU movement. "NBA hall-of-famer Dan Issel did not mince words Tuesday morning while addressing members of the Greater Louisville Inc. Top Investors program at the Omni Louisville Hotel." https://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2018/04/24/nba-to-louisville-local-investors-say-its-our-turn.html
Check out Vavel.com's article about NBA2LOU's contribution to making Louisville the NBA's next franchise home. https://www.vavel.com/en-us/nba/2018/02/23/883719-why-louisville-deserves-a-nba-team.html
SBNation's Seattle Supersonics site, sonicsrising.com, discusses Louisville's preparations for an NBA bid and how that effects Seattle and other NBA hopefuls. The league’s formal position on expansion is going to be “no” right up until the day it becomes “yes”. There will be no warning. There will be no transition period. On the day that answer [...]
Sports Illustrated's Scooby Axson reports on NBA2LOU's work toward an NBA franchise in Louisville. "Commissioner Silver said the NBA would be flattered that Louisville wanted a team,” former NBA player Dan Issel said. “He said right now there is no timetable for expansion. That will be their stance until they start accepting applications. ... What we [...]