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.
The owners of the Sacramento Kings are selling the team to an investor who would move the NBA franchise to Seattle, a prominent NBA reporter indicated Wednesday. However, a team spokesman maintained Wednesday that “the rumors regarding the team being sold are simply not true.”
Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 32 points in the second half before fouling out, and David Lee had 29 points and eight rebounds in Golden State’s worst defensive outing of the season.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced the formation of an exploratory committee to look at the viability at bringing a major league baseball team to the River City.
David Lee had 22 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists and rookie Klay Thompson scored a career-best 31 points to lead the short-handed Golden State Warriors past the Sacramento Kings, 111-108 on Saturday night.
Nate Robinson, David Lee and Brandon Rush all scored 17 points, and the Golden State Warriors shook off the trade of leading scorer Monta Ellis to beat the Sacramento Kings 115-89 on Tuesday night.
A year after almost being wiped off the NBA map, Sacramento cleared the most critical political hurdle late Tuesday night when the City Council approved a plan to help finance an estimated $391 million arena.
Jeremy Lin put aside his record-setting scoring to hand out a career-best 13 assists, and the New York Knicks got back to .500 with their seventh straight victory Wednesday night.
The city of Seattle has been working behind the scenes to bring an NBA team back to town – possibly as early as next fall if the Sacramento Kings fail to get a deal for a new arena.