Found August 26, 2012 on
Damn it. I tried to refrain from talking about the rumors of the Sacramento Kings relocating to Virginia Beach – I really did. The legs on the story were so shaky to begin with and they only got shakier as the hours passed by. But, I feel like I have to comment now – not so much on the actual relocation, but how this wildfire continues to grow.
Yesterday afternoon in the Sacramento Bee, Tony Bizjak and Sam Stanton addressed the potential move and mentioned that the Maloof family would not be in Virginia Beach when their city council meets to hear an arena pitch proposal:
Team officials declined Thursday to respond to a published report in a Virginia paper that the team will join Comcast-Spectacor and Live Nation in pitching an arena proposal to Virginia Beach city officials next week.
See – that’s all fine and dandy. The city council will be hearing an arena pitch. City councils around the country hear those all the time, be it for a professional venue or a smaller minor league stru...
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Reports surfaced last week that the Sacramento Kings could be interested in re-locating to Virginia Beach. With respect to the destination, this latest rumor in the Kings-Could-Move-Saga was met with laughter and ridicule across the inter-webs.
Virginia Beach aside, however, the idea that the Kings could still leave Sacramento is a very real possibility. Former NBA point guard...
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has went above and beyond in his efforts to keep the Kings in the California capital, but despite the continued back-slaps from the Maloof family, he refuses to loosen his grip.
The former NBA star turned politician was the grand marshal for Sunday’s IndyCar Series GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, however he still found time to speak on the Kings‘...
The latest NBA rumors have the Sacramento Kings moving out of town and over to Virginia Beach, Va., where they would play in a brand new venue which would be funded by Comcast. This one comes courtesy of an article published by Inside Business. The Kings have made it known all along that they’d prefer to stay in Sacramento or the surrounding area, but the franchise hasn’t been...
Players View was a bit leery of the rumor that surfaced and spread like wildfire that the Sacramento Kings were moving to Virginia Beach.
Through statements that were released by the team and made by ownership, it seems very unlikely that this scenario will come to fruition.
“The Kings organization over the last several years has been approached by numerous parties and cities...
Nets sign Donte Greene
The Nets have come to terms with Donte Greene to give him a training camp invite with a non guaranteed contract.
Greene is a former first round pick from Syracuse, as the 6-11 forward is now the 14th person under contract with the Nets and would be a backup for Gerald Wallace, and Mirza Teletovic.
He has played his first 4 seasons...
April 24, 2012; Oklahoma City OK, USA; Sacramento Kings point guard
A few days back, Fox Sports’ Sam Amico brought up the notion of the Kings’ Jimmer Fredette playing alongside Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Amico mentioned Durant’s friendship with Fredette as a possible caveat in the deal, but the “rumor” seemed more like...