Found September 25, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
Last week, ESPN released its yearly Ultimate Franchise rankings naming the Grizzlies the top sports franchise. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the poll named the Sacramento Kings the worst franchise in American sports. To that the Kings said, "Challenge accepted." Shortly after the full poll was released, the Kings made their own release to ESPN challenging the claim and welcoming them to reconsider when ESPN visits Sleep Train Arena in mid-November. The Sacramento Kings today issued a challenge to ESPN The Magazine’s pronouncement on its current cover that the Kings are the worst franchise in sports. The team released advertisements saying, “Hey ESPN. Nice Airball. New Era. New Swagger. The Best Fans Await You. 11.15.13.” The messaging references the Nov. 15 nationally televised home game between the Kings and the Detroit Pistons on ESPN. In fairness to ESPN the Magazine, a lot has happened to the Kings since the poll was conducted. After all, this is...
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