Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson

(Photo Credit: Morgan Ragan) Vivek Ranadive in NYC

Kings Stay! NBA Board Of Governors Deny Seattle’s Bid To Buy, Move Team

It’s official: The NBA Board of Governors denied Seattle’s attempt to purchase the Sacramento Kings.

05/15/2013

George Maloof

ESPN: Maloofs Not Willing To Sell Kings To Sacramento

The Maloof family is making more moves to prevent Mayor Kevin Johnson’s assembled ownership group from buying the Kings.

05/11/2013

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Hansen Increases Bid For Kings To $625 Million

Chris Hansen has increased his total valuation of the Sacramento Kings from $550 million to $625 million in another attempt to sway NBA owners to allow him to buy the franchise and move it to Seattle.

05/10/2013

Vivek Ranadivé

NBA Board Of Governors Vote On Kings’ Future Will Be Delayed

Officials with the NBA announced the board of governor’s will not vote this week on the future of the Sacramento Kings.

04/16/2013

Former Facebook executive Chris Kelly has joined the effort to keep the Kings in Sacramento. (Credit: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Facebook Exec. Chris Kelly Latest Addition To Arena Investor Group

There’s another addition to the investor group to save the Kings and keep the team from moving to Seattle, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced Friday morning via social media.

04/12/2013

Johnson

Mayor Staying Focused On NBA’s Deadline Not Maloofs’ Ultimatum

On Wednesday, the Maloofs issued an ultimatum to the Sacramento investor group trying to buy the Kings, saying they want an offer in writing by Friday or they will not negotiate with Sacramento investors — no matter what.

04/10/2013

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.

04/08/2013

Kevin Johnson

Kings Fans Greet Mayor’s Return With Cheers At Sacramento International Airport

Kings fans turned out to welcome back Mayor Kevin Johnson as he landed at Sacramento International Airport Thursday morning.

04/04/2013

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Mayor: Sacramento’s Chances Of Keeping Kings At 90 Percent

Mayor Kevin Johnson says he believes Sacramento’s bid for the team will match Seattle’s and he’s feeling a rush nearing the NBA’s decision day.

03/28/2013

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.

03/25/2013

David Stern

Mayor Johnson Says Bid To Keep Kings In Sacramento Is Competitive

Billionaire Mark Mastrov spoke publicly for the first time Friday about his bid to keep the Kings in Sacramento as NBA Commissioner David Stern said Mayor Kevin Johnson’s investor group must increase their bid if they hope to keep the basketball team.

03/08/2013

Kevin Johnson

Sacramento Mayor To Announce Kings ‘Whale’ Investors At State Of The City Address

After weeks of behind the scenes work, Mayor Kevin Johnson is expected to reveal the highly speculated names of the deep-pocket investors he’s lined up to bid on the Sacramento Kings.

02/28/2013

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