Apparently Burger King's delivery service is doing quite well for itself, and will soon be expanding to additional parts of Las Vegas and Sacramento (right now it has various locations in both cities). The service is currently offered in other...
The Sacramento Kings are staying put, and on May 23, their fans got together with a whole bunch of the franchise's royalty to celebrate. The rally actually kicked off well before the crowd gathered at Cesar Chavez Park in downtown Sacramento. Show More Summary
When the NBA chose to keep the Kings in Sacramento, its decision came down to whether or not the city had done everything asked of it to keep the team. Sacramento not only came forward with a strong ownership group, but also a viable arena plan. Show More Summary
The prospective owners of the Sacramento Kings are buying not only the team but also Downtown Plaza, where they and the city plan to build a new arena. Local developer Mark Friedman, a member of the group buying the Kings, said the consortium headed by Silicon Valley tech executive Vivek Ranadive is now under contract to [...]
It seems like every team in the NBA wants Phil Jackson. The ownership group in Seattle would have landed Jackson if the NBA would have approved the Sacramento Kings' move. Jackson appeared on "The Dan Patrick Show" Tuesday to promote his new book, "Eleven Rings" when he was asked about potentially joining Chris Hansen's group in Seattle. Show More Summary
Investor Chris Hansen has congratulated Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson on his efforts to keep the Kings in California, while also vowing to keep up his pursuit of getting the NBA back to Seattle.
After years and years of uncertainty surrounding the Sacramento Kings—most notably whether the team would even remain in the capital city for the following season—there’s finally some clarity about the franchise’s future home. Now that...Show More Summary
As the Sacramento Kings prepare to delve into their future, past the uncertainty of the 2012-13 season that cast doubt on where they would play next season, the city and the fans celebrate a team that won just 28 games this season. It's...Show More Summary
Once his purchase of the Kings is finalized, Vivek Ranadive should take a pick and a shovel, perhaps borrow a battering ram and a bulldozer, and obliterate the section of Sleep Train Arena that houses the team’s basketball operations. While this is regarded as a weak draft class, there is no shortage of talent on the [...]
Depending on who you ask, Vivek Ranadive's agreement to purchase the Sacramento Kings (as reported by Tony Bizjak, Ryan Lillis and Dale Kasler of the Sacramento Bee) is either great or disgusting. Obviously, those longing for an NBA team to return to Seattle will be in the latter group. Show More Summary
There’s no place like home.
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. The announcement at a City Hall rally brings to an end nearly five months of maneuvering by Johnson to secure a new ownership group, [...]
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said Friday that the deal to sell the Kings to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed.
Sacramento fans = “Kings” of the world!
(Reuters) - The owners of the Sacramento Kings basketball franchise have struck a tentative deal to sell the sought-after California team to local investors after the National Basketball Association denied a proposal to move the team to Seattle, a spok...
Phil Jackson was in the Seattle ownership group’s plans had they been approved in buying the Sacramento Kings. The group was rejected in their bid to buy the team from the Maloof family by the NBA this week, but had Seattle been given an NBA team it seems Phil Jackson could have played a key [...]
Dear Mr. Stern: Well, I hope you are happy. The Sacramento Kings are going to stay in town (via The Seattle Times) and you got your way...again. Is that what this is all about Commissioner Stern? Is this about you getting your way? I...Show More Summary
The wise and powerful Paul Flannery took you through the talent situation for the Sacramento Kings on Thursday. The sale of the team by the Maloof family to Vivek Ranadivé and friends will be officially announced on Friday. It's unclear how much of a lag there will be between that announcement and NBA Board of Governors approval of the purchase. Show More Summary
The NBA is staying in Sacramento. The Maloof family has agreed to sell the Kings to a group led by tech entrepreneur Vivek Ranadive, 24 Hour Fitness founder Mark Mastrov and former executive Chris Kelly for $535 million, according to the Sacramento Bee, a record amount for a team without ownership of an arena. The [...]