Report: Plan aimed at NBA, NHL teams

Updated: February 16, 2012, 2:46 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

A wealthy San Francisco hedge-fund manager will reveal his plan for a sports arena in Seattle on Thursday, two city sources told The Seattle Times.

Christopher Hansen -- who grew up in the Rainier Valley, has Seattle ties and is a follower of the city's pro sports teams -- wants to construct a facility that will attract NBA and NHL teams, according to the newspaper.

Hansen also told the paper in an interview Wednesday that an announcement was pending.

"We're very close to announcing ...

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