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.
Sacramento Kings Relocation Saga
Friend of the blog Nate Hughart (who wrote this lovely timeline for us) sat down and did a quick video interview with me via Google+. We discussed the Sacramento Kings and expansion. Here is the vid!
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… Read More ›
Hansen did not agree with the Relocation Committee’s unanimous vote to deny the Kings Relocation to Sacramento. He even went as far as quoting Muhammad Ali to prove that he was not going to lay down and take the Committee’s… Read More ›
The wait for the return of the Sonics will have to be a little longer. Today the NBA Relocation Committee voted unanimously voted to keep the Kings in Sacramento. While this isn’t the end all, it is a pretty huge… Read More ›
There is an effort to satisfy both cities in the #NBAKings saga: I am told there is a plan being talked about where #Seattle would … — Tim Montemayor (@TheMontyShow) April 24, 2013 …get an expansion team in 2014/2015 and… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
The Kings are the hottest commodity in the NBA, and right now Sacramento looks like they are in the lead for keeping their only Major League team. According to a report, Kevin Johnson’s lobbying with the commissioner and the other owners in the NBA is working…. Read More ›
Today David Stern said that Chris Hansen and his ownership group had filed for the relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. This occurred in Minnesota today, and was reported on by USA News. Another thing that became immediately clear from the… Read More ›
The twisted saga that is the Sacramento Kings has taken another turn. his time the turn would help keep the team in Sacramento or it could guarantee that Hansen and his group could end up owning, and relocating, the franchise…. Read More ›
The Maloof Brothers have entered into a binding agreement with Chris Hansen and his ownership group to sell the Kings. Since the Kings do not have a multi-year lease on Sleep Train Arena, it seems the Kings will be playing… Read More ›
Editors Note: This is a timeline of the events that have led the Maloof brothers to negotiating with Chris Hansen’s Ownership Group. I was perusing a Sacramento Kings’s blog and decided to see if anyone was willing to write a post about… Read More ›