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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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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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NBA Committee Recommends Keeping Kings in Sacramento

April 29, 2013 | 2:29 pm

NBA Committee Recommends Keeping Kings in Sacramento

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The chances that Northern California will maintain its current NBA quotient looks a lot better as of Monday afternoon. A committee of team owners said they wanted to keep the Kings basketball team where it is now — in Sacramento. The team majority owners, the Maloof family, tentatively accepted an offer to sell it to […]

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Sacramento Kings Fans Fight to Keep Team

February 28, 2013 | 10:19 am

Sacramento Kings Fans Fight to Keep Team

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Update 03-01-2013: Kevin Johnson did indeed produce the “whales” at the State of the City speech on Thursday night, and the bid was submitted to the NBA today.  In addition to a plan to buy the team and build a new arena in downtown Sacramento, the new ownership would revive the Monarchs WNBA franchise.  Some […]

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Sacramento Not Giving Up on Kings Despite Seattle Deal

January 23, 2013 | 3:22 pm

Sacramento Not Giving Up on Kings Despite Seattle Deal

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The Maloof family, the majority owners of the Sacramento Kings basketball team, have struck a deal to sell the team to a group that would move it to Seattle. But Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson says his city won’t give up so easily. The NBA must approve any deal. Johnson, who was a three-time All Star […]

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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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Are the Sacramento Kings Moving to Virginia?

August 23, 2012 | 1:50 pm

Are the Sacramento Kings Moving to Virginia?

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Well, we talked to one journalist who covers the team closely, who told us this: “All my sources indicated to me that there is no substance to reports of any connection between the Kings and Virginia Beach. The Maloofs seem to be digging in here.” Still, there was a bit of a flurry today when […]

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Morning Splash: San Jose’s Ugly Budget Scenario; Kings Stay in Sacto; Cal Men’s Gymnastics Saved

May 3, 2011 | 7:51 am

Morning Splash: San Jose’s Ugly Budget Scenario; Kings Stay in Sacto; Cal Men’s Gymnastics Saved

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San Jose unveils details of ugly budget scenario (San Jose Mercury News) The fallout from San Jose’s $115.2 million budget hole came into sharper focus Monday when City Manager Debra Figone proposed a 2011-12 budget that slashes staff to its lowest level in 25 years. Figone’s budget would slash police and firefighter services, library and […]

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