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February 18, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Johnson says “everyone is rooting for Sacramento”

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson spent the weekend in Houston lobbying NBA owners on behalf of the city’s effort to keep the Kings. And according to the CBS affiliate in Sacramento, Johnson said he has returned home more confident than ever that the team will stay put, saying “everyone is rooting for Sacramento.” Here’s that story. Johnson…


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February 12, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson says he’s ‘close’ to announcing major equity partners for bid to keep Kings

Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson said during his regular Tuesday press conference that he is “very close” to announcing the big-money investors who will help the city make a bid to keep the Kings. However, an announcement is likely not coming prior to this weekend’s All-Star Game festivities in Houston. Johnson said he will attend the All-Star weekend…


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