Found April 09, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
((HT: News10.net)) It ends up as a conflict of interest... Ron Burkle was taking the lead on the $448-million arena development bid to keep the Sacramento Kings in town and not have them moving to Seattle. But Burkle is part-owner in Relativity Sports, which manages some NBA players' careers... This means that Vivek Ranadive and Mark Mastrov will now take the lead in the bid. A report last week coming out of San Diego has the Jacobs family (the Qualcomm folks) taking on a more substantial role in the process. Mayor KJ has also said that local developer Mark Friedman, part developer of the new project, is jumping in on the ownership side. But, as just an FYI, Ranadive would have to divest himself of his stake in the Golden State Warriors if the Sac Kings stay in SacTown... Here's the rundown on the Burkle removal...and the lack of current concern from Mayor KJ...
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