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Adam Silver: Seattle's hopes on hold

Updated: February 12, 2014, 2:07 PM ET
By Brian Windhorst | ESPN.com

In his first official days on the job, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is holding to a stance that the league is not ready to add an expansion team in the eager and deep-pocketed Seattle market.

"Seattle is a wonderful market. It would be very additive to the league to have a team there," Silver said in an interview this week with ESPN. "But we're not planning on expanding right now, so it's not a function of price."

Silver's comments come at a time when momentum for putting a team ...

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