Kansas City has invested more than a BILLION dollars on development inside the loop but after all these years there still isn't a reliable tourist attraction that draws big crowd. Concerts are hit & miss and artsy events just don't cut it.
Sadly, despite right-wing opposition and the broken promises of former local consultant Steve Glorioso who now lies in his cold, cold grave . . . An NBA team would undoubtedly draw consistent crowds.
In the ongoing search for a downtown tourist anchor tenant, recent news imagines a contest betwixt a global gambling mecca and this cowtown:
Sadly . . .
On MLK day it's important to remember that social justice leaders have denounced and hampered local efforts to garner an NBA franchise amid ongoing concerns over police brutality and the political push to remove the top cop.
By contrast . . .
Sin City doesn't care about social justice.
And so Vegas has the upper hand and, once again, Kansas City isn't really in the running for an NBA team for reasons both financial and political.
Developing . . .