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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]