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Report: Sterling Will Transfer His Share of Clippers to Wife and She’ll Sell Team

May 23, 2014 | 11:05 am

Report: Sterling Will Transfer His Share of Clippers to Wife and She’ll Sell Team

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But it’s not clear if NBA will agree to terms of spouse, who allegedly wants to retain minority interest.

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Fans Blast Warriors’ Firing of Mark Jackson, and the Pundits Explain It

May 6, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Fans Blast Warriors’ Firing of Mark Jackson, and the Pundits Explain It

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Management says ‘it’s best to move in a different direction’ after coach’s three successful seasons.

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NBA Bans L.A. Clippers’ Owner Sterling for Life  for Racist Remarks

April 29, 2014 | 11:44 am

NBA Bans L.A. Clippers’ Owner Sterling for Life for Racist Remarks

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Pro basketball officials will also try to force him to sell team he has owned since 1981.

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Golden State Warriors’ Gay Exec: ‘What’s the Big Deal With Gays in Pro Sports?’

February 21, 2014 | 10:00 am

Golden State Warriors’ Gay Exec: ‘What’s the Big Deal With Gays in Pro Sports?’

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Rick Welts: “I don’t know what the concern is. It’s only an issue for those who want to create it.”

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Why The Sacramento Kings Are Courting India

November 1, 2013 | 2:32 pm

Why The Sacramento Kings Are Courting India

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Shaq plays cricket, cheerleaders in Indian garb: Kings’ owner hopes to reach 1 billion potential fans.

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Watch Today’s Shaquille O’Neal Sacramento Kings Press Conference

September 24, 2013 | 10:01 am

Watch Today’s Shaquille O’Neal Sacramento Kings Press Conference

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NBA great Shaquille O’Neal is taking a minority stake in the Sacramento Kings

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Has Fame Changed NBA’s Jeremy Lin? Old Friends Have Some Fun In New Video

August 15, 2013 | 10:18 am

Has Fame Changed NBA’s Jeremy Lin? Old Friends Have Some Fun In New Video

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Palo Alto’s Jeremy Lin — remember “Linsanity” with the NBA Knicks in 2012? — has always been praised for his humility. But now the Houston Rockets point guard has come out with a video making fun of his celebrity. Titled “You’ve Changed Bro,” the five-minute video made with longtime pals shows Lin choosing to work […]

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NBA Says Sacramento Kings Can’t Move to Seattle

May 15, 2013 | 3:30 pm

NBA Says Sacramento Kings Can’t Move to Seattle

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The Sacramento Kings basketball team cannot move to Seattle, the National Basketball Association board has decided. The board voted 22-8 against allowing the move, said NBA Commissioner David Stern. In the next two days, representatives of the NBA will meet with the Maloof family that currently owns the team to see whether they will sell […]

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Sacramento Kings Are Likely Staying Put, But City’s Mayor Isn’t Ready To Declare Victory

April 30, 2013 | 1:16 pm

Sacramento Kings Are Likely Staying Put, But City’s Mayor Isn’t Ready To Declare Victory

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The Sacramento press conference had the feeling of a done deal: politicians and businessmen laughing and shaking hands; Kings fans chanting and clapping. If this were a sports victory, the champagne would have been rolled out into the middle of the locker room and the protective plastic draped against the lockers. But Sacramento Mayor Kevin […]

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Owners Agree to Sell Kings Basketball Team to Seattle Group

January 21, 2013 | 9:36 am

Owners Agree to Sell Kings Basketball Team to Seattle Group

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by Antonio Gonzalez (AP) The only thing stopping the Sacramento Kings from a sale and move to Seattle is approval by NBA owners. The Maloof family has agreed to sell the Kings to a Seattle group led by investor Chris Hansen, the league confirmed in a statement Monday morning. The deal is still pending a […]

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