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January 24, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Small share of Kings is in bankruptcy, could be snag in sale to Seattle group

The Sacramento Bee reported today of a potential new snag in the sale of the NBA’s Kings to a group that would relocate them to Seattle. The Bee says a bankruptcy trustee who controls 7 percent of the Kings says the team’s limited partners are being denied their legal right to match a Seattle…


Comments | More in Sports | Topics: bankruptcy, basketball, Chris Hansen

January 15, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Sacramento mayor can propose Kings purchase offer directly to NBA

There are several new developments this morning regarding the potential  sale of the Sacramento  Kings to a group that would move them to Seattle. First, Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson said he has received approval from the NBA to present directly to the league’s Board of Governors in April a counteroffer to the reported offer from the…


Comments | More in Sports | Topics: arena, Chris Hansen, kings

January 12, 2013 at 10:52 AM

Further complications in Sacramento Kings’ move to Seattle

Two potential new complications emerged Saturday in the possible sale of the Sacramento Kings to a group that would relocate them to Seattle. One was reported Saturday afternoon in the Sacramento Bee about a group of people eager to buy the team and build a $400 million arena on the site of a troubled shopping…


Comments | More in General news, Sports | Topics: Chris Hansen, Kevin Johsnon, Maloof family

January 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Hometown buyer emerges despite report that Kings sale to Hansen is ‘done deal’

A new report this morning surfaced suggesting that a deal to sell the Sacramento Kings  to a group that would relocate them to Seattle is done. But this afternoon another report said there was a buyer who made an offer that would keep the team in Sacramento. Matt Steinmetz, a longtime NBA reporter and sports talk show…


Comments | Topics: Chris Hansen, kings, Sonics

January 9, 2013 at 9:49 AM

Report: Sacramento Kings are headed to Seattle

[do action=”custom_iframe” url=”″ width=”300″ height=”400″ scrolling=””/] UPDATE: 12:45 p.m. | Capping a flurry of rumors that began Tuesday night, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday that the Sacramento Kings are in the process of being sold to a group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer that would have the team playing in Seattle in 2013-14. Yahoo! Sports, citing league…


Comments | More in Sports | Topics: Chris Hansen, rumor, Sacramento Kings