The Sacramento Kings have announced that they plan on filing with the City of Sacramento to create a new address for the new Golden 1 Center.
The arena’s address will be 500 David J. Stern Walk. It will honor former NBA Commissioner David Stern.READ MORE: Firefighters Deal With Aftermath Of Brannan Island Fire
“Commissioner Stern worked diligently to create a premier sports league that entertains fans and drives positive impact in communities around the globe,” said Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé said in a press release. “We’re truly honored to show how much we appreciate his dedication to making the world a better place, and highlighting his impact on Sacramento.”READ MORE: Man, 34, Stabbed While Being Robbed By 3 Men In Stockton
During his career as Commissioner, Stern helped with the sale of the Kings and the downtown arena deal, which secured that the team’s tenure in Sacramento.MORE NEWS: Sierra Road Closures Take Effect Sunday Evening Due To Snowstorm
“Kings fans have fought long and hard for their team and a new home,” said Commissioner David Stern. “I’m thrilled to see that dream realized and extremely honored and humbled by the team and City’s gesture.”