I doubt the local authorities would pony up 200 million unless they were reasonably sure some team was headed their way.

The Seattle City Council has agreed to a deal that would build a $490 million arena that could host NBA and NHL teams.The King County Council previously approved the plan that calls for $200 million in public money.
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