Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed.
NBA owners voted Wednesday to reject the Sacramento Kings’ proposed move to Seattle, the latest in a long line of cities that have tried to land the franchise.
The Seattle group seeking to purchase and relocate the Sacramento Kings has struck a backup deal with the Maloof family if the NBA denies the pending sale and relocation.
The NBA has said its relocation committee has voted unanimously to recommend that owners deny the application for the Sacramento Kings to relocate to Seattle.
The Golden State Warriors are making a strong playoff push, but with just one postseason appearance since 1994, they’re not about to overlook any opponent.
Sacramento’s City Council is scheduled to consider a wide-ranging deal Tuesday night that’s designed to finance a new arena and keep the NBA’s Kings from moving to Seattle.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson says his city has reached a preliminary agreement for a new downtown arena with an investment group that hopes to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.
While the Niners lost the Superbowl, it could be worse. The Sacramento Kings have inked a deal to go to Seattle and it’s gotten political.
The “dream team” that Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson hopes can come up with enough cash to buy the Kings Basketball team and keep them in Sacramento is starting to take shape.
A tweet send by sports reporter Matt Steinmetz revived rumors Friday about the Sacramento Kings being sold and moved to Seattle.