Local

Tale of two sports cities 1130095203916335

RALEIGHCHARLOTTE

VenueRBC Center,New Charlotte Arena,

opened in 1999opening in fall 2005

Seats19,722 (college basketball)18,500 to 20,200

Suites6960, but 119 premium-suite-like options

Population1,328,1701,648,911

(metropolitan area, 2004 estimate

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