The Kings are staying in Sacramento, and Seattle will have to wait for another NBA franchise.
As for the ownership question that has kept the Kings in limbo for years, Commissioner David Stern wants it settled now. Read More
NEW YORK — The future home of the Sacramento Kings may not be settled this month after all.
With owners facing a difficult choice between a move to Seattle or the team staying put in Sacramento, NBA Commissioner David Stern said Wednesday the expected vote in two weeks may be delayed. Read More
The Warriors are playing some of their best basketball of the season at the right time. They will be trying to put some more space between themselves and the rest of the pack at the bottom of the Western Conference playoff bracket when they host the Sacramento Kings today. The Warriors have won six of their last eight and have Stephen Curry, who is averaging 28.6 points and shooting over 50 percent from 3-point range in the last five games, playing at an MVP level. Read More
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson had a stern warning for Seattle SuperSonics fans who are excited about the prospect of the NBA returning to the Puget Sound next season.
“Don’t celebrate too early,” he said.
In front of a cheering City Hall crowd filled with fans and public officials Tuesday, Johnson introduced the first part of his four-step plan to keep the Sacramento Kings in California’s capital city. Read More
Nearly five years after their colors, banners and history were packed away into storage and their franchise relocated, the SuperSonics are one significant step closer to returning to Seattle.
And the Kings are on the edge of leaving Sacramento.
All that appears to stand in the way now is approval by NBA owners. Read More
People with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday that investor Chris Hansen, a San Francisco hedge fund manager, has contacted the Maloof family about buying the Sacramento Kings.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because no deal has been reached.
One person says the Kings could sell for more than $500 million. The Kings’ future in Sacramento has been uncertain because the Maloofs and the city haven’t been able to come up with a long-term arena solution. Read More
Adrienne Maloof of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” has always seemed like she had a good head on her shoulders, at least for a multimillionaire who owns the Palms and the Sacramento Kings.
Plastic surgeon Paul Nassif also seemed like an OK guy. Read More
DeMarcus Cousins scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings held off the Warriors 94-92 Monday night to avoid an 0-4 start.
Cousins outworked slow-footed Andrew Bogut and every other Warriors big man to help Sacramento score 16 straight points during the third quarter and bust open a tie game. Read More
Carl Landry scored 14 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors overcame an awful post-contract night by Stephen Curry to beat the Phoenix Suns 87-85 in the teams’ season opener Wednesday. Read More
De’End Parker is running the floor, driving the lane and sinking jumpers again after more than seven months away from the basketball court.
The former Lincoln High School and City College of San Francisco star is now lacing it up in the San Francisco Bay Area Pro-Am Summer Basketball League after missing most of the 2011-12 college basketball season because of a knee injury and transfer issues. Read More