NBA team: Denver Nuggets

Name of arena: Pepsi Center

Year arena opened: 1999

Attendance capacity of arena: 19,155

Additional amenities of arena: Three restaurants – Blue Sky Grill, Land Rover Denver Club and the Ridgeline (available to suite, club level and courtside ticket holders). It also has an in-house broadcast studio featuring a studio and sound stage, control room and editing bays. The arena also is available for meeting space, from a 16-person board room to the entire arena. Private 12,000-square-foot loft featuring four bedrooms, an outdoor hot tub and exercise room, used by the Kroenke family and for visiting dignitaries.

Coors Field

Total construction cost: $180 million+

Public funding used for arena: None.

Funds contributed by the owners of the NBA team: Liberty Media Group, which absorbed original owner Ascent Entertainment Group in 1997, invested $15 million. Additional funding generated through private securities investments.

Arena naming rights deal: $68 million — good through 2019.

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