Judge Douglass A. North speaks during a hearing in King County Superior Court Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Seattle. Efforts to bring the NBA back to Seattle faced a hurdle Friday Judge Nor

 

              Judge Douglass A. North speaks during a hearing in King County Superior Court Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Seattle. Efforts to bring the NBA back to Seattle faced a hurdle Friday Judge Nor
Judge Douglass A. North speaks during a hearing in King County Superior Court Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Seattle. Efforts to bring the NBA back to Seattle faced a hurdle Friday Judge North considered a lawsuit by Longshore Union workers aiming to block a new arena from being built in the commerce-heavy SoDo neighborhood. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)