Full-Court Press

Badenhausen, Kurt
January 2006
Forbes Asia;1/9/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p80
The article considers the increasing popularity of the basketball team Charlotte Bobcats. Robert Johnson paid millions of dollars for the team in 2003. However, three years later the team have not gone up in value. The team moved into their new home. The new arena opened to rave reviews. Johnson held on to a 65% stake but brought in Charlotte investors.


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