Barclays Center is among arenas cited in Sports Business Journal's review of facilities with financing issues. One consultant argued the financing favored for Brooklyn isn't working. "Private packaging sustained by revenues of a project are being completely disregarded," he said. Lower construction costs and the stimulus package may help, but not soon. Another effect, says Rod Thorn, will be cheaper free agent signings.
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