Ron Burkle

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – April 9, 2013

Grant discussed Mayor Kevin Johnson’s announcement of local investor Mark Friedman’s involvement in Sacramento’s ownership bid to keep the Kings. Grant went onto describe the likelihood the Kings stay as “Sacramento’s game to lose.” Grant […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/09/2013

The Don Geronimo Show

The Don Geronimo Show – April 9, 2013

The day begins, and it’s still freezing in the control room, even though the AC maintenance guys have been here since last week working on the system. At the start of the show, the room […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/09/2013

Mark Friedman (credit: CBS)

Local Business Leader Joins Arena Investor Group

At his weekly Mayoral press conference, Kevin Johnson announced that Mark Friedman, son of late attorney and developer Mort Friedman, had been invited to join the ranks of the arena investors composed of “whales” Vivek Ranadivé and Mark Mastrov.


The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – April 8, 2013

Prior to the start of the show, it was announced that Ron Burkle will no longer be a part of the bid to purchase the Sacramento Kings and build a new arena, so Grant kicked […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/08/2013

Owners And Players Meet To Discuss NHL Lockout

NBA Blocks Burkle From Investing In Kings Or Arena; Cites Conflict Of Interest

Billionaire Ron Burkle will no longer be part of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s whale investors’ effort to keep the Sacramento Kings from moving to Seattle.


(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Vivek Ranadive Talks With Jason Ross About His Plan To Keep The Kings In Sacramento

Warriors co-owner Vivek Ranadive joined The Jason Ross Show to talk about his plan to keep the Kings in Sacramento, why Sacramento is a great market and how he’s feeling about Sacramento’s chances of keeping […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/26/2013

Kings Investors

Kings Investors Meet With Sacramento Mayor To Discusses New Arena Deal

Two of the three men involved in a plan to keep the Kings in Sacramento held meetings in Sacramento Monday.


Kings Fans

New Area Deal Includes Ticket Price Surge; Non-Embarrassing Naming Rights Clause

Sacramento Kings fans came out in full force Sunday with a surge of excitement on the heels of the mayor’s big announcement of a new arena deal.


Mayor Kevin Johnson (credit: @KJ_MayorJohnson/twitter)

City Of Sacramento Reaches Downtown Arena Deal With Investors

The city of Sacramento and the group of billionaire investors have come to an agreement on a $448 million downtown arena, according to Mayor Kevin Johnson.


Downtown Sacramento arena conceptual design. (credit: AECOM)

Still No Deal, But Talks Continue On New Arena

Kings fans are still waiting for new deal on a downtown arena in Sacramento. City officials missed the self-imposed deadline Thursday for how they plan to finance a new arena.


DeMarcus Cousins (credit: CBS)

Mayor Johnson Responds To Stern’s Comment On Kings Bid Being Too Low

Mayor Kevin Johnson was on the CBS Sports 1140 on Monday talking to Grant Napear, who guest hosted the Jim Rome Show.


(Photo Credit:’s Scott Howard-Cooper Discusses How Local Kings Offer Is “Too Low”

The Jason Ross Show welcomes writer Scott Howard-Cooper to talk about David Stern’s comments on the Kings future and how the offer right now is too low. He also touches on DeMarcus Cousins receiving […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/11/2013