The Los Angeles Times is reporting that former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with his offer of $2 billion setting an NBA record. The Associated Press, citing a source with knowledge of the negotiations, later confirmed the agreement and selling price. The…More
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In an article published Monday, Aaron Torres, a show writer for FOX Sports Live and a contributor to FoxSports.com, takes a look back at the rise and fall of the 1990s Sonics — told through the eyes of the men who lived it.More
The NBA Board of Governors voted today to keep the Kings in Sacramento, denying a request for relocation to Seattle. We followed the news as it unfolded, and you can replay the tweets and reader comments below: [do action=”scribblelive” chatid=”105103″ width=”630″ height=”500″/]More
Chris Hansen, who is leading the effort to purchase the Sacramento Kings and move the NBA team to Seattle, has said he will increase the offer by $75 million. On the sonicsarena.com website, Hansen says, “In an effort to further demonstrate the extent of our commitment to bring basketball back to Seattle, we have…More
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says he is proud of Sonics fans and their work to get Seattle a team. In a brief statement today, he said: “We’re going to stay focused on our job: making sure Seattle remains in a position to get a team when the opportunity presents itself.” The mayor has perhaps the most…More
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