Phoenix Suns CEO Jason Rowley Explains Need For Talking Stick Resort Arena Renovations

Published: Friday, December 21, 2018 - 1:19pm
Updated: Friday, December 21, 2018 - 6:14pm
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Phoenix Suns President and CEO Jason Rowley told reporters on Dec. 12, 2018, the team has made no threats to leave and the owner's primary objective is to get a deal done in downtown Phoenix.

The city of Phoenix and the Phoenix Suns continue to move forward on trying to reach an agreement on how to fund repairs for the team’s home building — Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown.

Thursday, the city released detailed information about the facility, and it also announced five public meetings that would give residents the opportunity to learn more and to give their opinions on what a future deal should look like.

The initial proposal — that the city council decided to delay a vote on — saw the city paying $150 million, while the Suns were putting in $80 million.

To talk about the possibilities and whether the Suns want to stay in downtown Phoenix, The Show spoke to the team’s president and CEO, Jason Rowley.

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