built the arena from scratch.
More like he built the arena from tax dollars that the citizens of Charlotte voted as a majority against yet still got pushed through.
He gave MJ full basketball control because he realized that he didn't know poo about NBA basketball and how to be successful at it. He then sold out his majority because he was tired of losing money. He did so at a precipitous time too- now with real leadership and vision, we are on the precipice of greatness. At least he'll still be able to reap some of those benefits, albeit quietly and unnoticed.