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Trail Blazers rename Rose Garden the Moda Center

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

After 18 years, the Trail Blazers' home arena will get a paid-for name, the Moda Center.

Moda Health --“ a health and dental insurance company that operates in Oregon, Washington and Alaska and started as Oregon Dental Service in 1955 --“ agreed to a 10-year contract. Terms were not disclosed, but the total value of the deal is believed to be about $40 million.

The Blazers had been one of four teams in the 30-team NBA that played in an arena without a naming-rights deal, along with New York'™s Madison Square Garden, the Palace of Auburn Hills near Detroit and the New Orleans Arena. The New Orleans Pelicans are actively shopping their arena naming rights.

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0 #1 General Political ActivistGuest 2013-08-14 20:35:19
The Blazers sold us out! I am glad that Moda has a new home, but the name does not reflect our beautiful rose city. I hope the owners will consider some sort of positive compromise?
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