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5) On the Flip Side—And I Wouldn’t Wish This on Anyone—If Your Franchise Moves to Another City, All Bets are Off

Feb 15, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Seattle Supersonics former player Gary Payton speaks to the media after the 2013 basketball hall of fame finalists press conference at the Hilton Americas. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The chances are that you would be so devastated you wouldn’t want anything else to with the sport in question, unless the city is promised a new franchise down the line. Cleveland fans faced a situation like this when Art Modell moved the team to Baltimore after the 1995 NFL season.

(Seattle’s still waiting, Mr. Silver. I’m pretty sure last time I checked, they had the 14th largest TV market in North America, compared to Oklahoma City, who are just 45th.)