Found May 07, 2013 on RealGM:
Kevin Johnson offered advice to Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer, the prospective owners of the Sacramento Kings that were planning on relocating the team to Seattle. "I would take the high road and I'd be gracious," said Johnson. The NBA's relocation committee voted last week by a margin of 7-0 to vote against Hansen and Ballmer's plan to move the team to Seattle. "Once the relocation committee spoke as loud and as clear as it did, I would probably take a step back and understand that I'm probably not going to get this team, so how can I put Seattle in the best possible position to get a team moving forward?" said Johnson.

Report: New Kings' Owners Will Accept No Revenue Share Money In New Arena

Vivek Ranadive's ownership group has agreed to accept fewer revenue-sharing dollars while the Sacramento Kings continue to play at Sleep Train Arena and will accept no money once they move into a new downtown arena. The concessions were made shortly before the NBA's relocation committee voted last Monday. The NBA created a revenue-sharing model during its most recent collective...

SacTown Group Would Forego Revenue Sharing If Kings Stay

((HT: Here's a twist for you... giving up money to keep a team in town... That's what Vivek Ranadive, one of the lead owners in the proposed Sacramento Kings group that would keep the team in town, is saying they'll do if the Kings get to stay. The group will turn down revenue sharing dollars from the larger-market groups in exchange for the team...
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