The final price tag was about $227 million dollar for the state-of-the-art arena, but the reactions coming in from the “critics” isn’t very flattering.
Here’s a short list of some headlines circulating around the blogosphere today:
- Jeff Eisenberg, Yahoo! Sports NCAA basketball blog The Dagger: Distracting glare detracts from first game at Oregon’s new arena
- Brian Floyd, SB Nation: Oregon’s New Basketball Court May Cause Retina Damage
- The Sports Grid calls Matt Court confusing
In his defense, here is designer, Tinker Hatfield talking about what inspired him to make the court look the way it does.[some content extracted from: OregonLive.com]