"It's an experience," Gilbert said. "Let's face it, (arenas) don't belong in a farm field in the suburbs." The Cavaliers finished with a worse record than the Pistons this season, but Gilbert said the team still drew about 15,000 fans a game to its downtown arena, while Gores' Pistons at times were noticeably bringing in only a few thousand.Via the Detroit News. Gilbert has been banging this drum for awhile, I'm sure to Gores' chagrin. From Nov. 2011: Gores "not against" moving downtown From Jan. 2013: David Stern praises the Palace.