How the Sixers’ proposed new arena vaults them into the NBA arms race: ‘We’re really only limited by our imagination’

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — When Tad Brown walked through the 76ers’ section of the Wells Fargo Center last year, he immediately concluded it was “not up to NBA standards.” The tour confirmed that, as Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment’s new CEO, a significant portion of Brown’s job would be helping shepherd the Sixers to a new home after their lease in South Philly expires in 2031. The Sixers proposed their plans on July 21 — a privately funded, $1.3 billion arena at 10th and Market Streets in the Fashion District of Center City. And though Brown trumpets the venue as a community asset that will revita…

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