Sacramento has broken ground on its new basketball arena

The Sacramento Kings officially broke ground on its new arena on Wednesday. It was a moment that fans of the team have been hoping to see for the last 10 years.

The Relocation Committee Stays With Sacramento

The NBA’s Relocation Committee reaffirmed it’s commitment to the City of Sacramento today, and stayed with its 7-0 Vote to deny the relocation to Seattle. This announcement has come on the heals of the leak that said the Maloofs and Hansen had agreed to a back-up offer for 20% of the Kings if the NBA rejects Hansen and…

So It Has Come To This

Think of @CarmichaelDave and I as a hospice for the terminally ill. Just trying 2 make SAC fans as comfortable as possible. #nbakings — Faux Aaron Bruski (@FauxAaronBruski) April 22, 2013 Brian ( @206empire) will of course hide behind his blog. THATS the difference. We are OUT here. In the OPEN. IN New York. All…

Comparing The Sacramento and Seattle Arena Deals

The Cities of Seattle and Sacramento have put forward two arena deals; one City is trying to regain what it lost five years ago, and the other is trying to save what it already has (for the third time in the last three years). Not only do these Cities have solid arena deals, they also…

Sacramento Has A Term Sheet, Now We Wait

I’m pleased to announce an agreement w/ Burkle-Mastrov-Ranadive group on a public-private partnership to build a new ESC at DT Plaza Mall… — Kevin Johnson (@KJ_MayorJohnson) March 23, 2013 But wait! There’s more! For a comparable investment to the 2012 deal, we've secured more private investment & greater econ development potential at the new site……

Mastrov/Burkle Bomb Dropped, Sacramento is Also Targeting A WNBA Team

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson came through in a huge way tonight during his State of the City address. He officially announced the large equity investors (Mastrov and Burkle), the site of the arena (Downtown Plaza Mall), a $50 million investment from local businesses for advertising in the new arena, the goal of the 20 local investors, oh and the…