Found March 12, 2013 on
PLAYERS: David Stern
TEAMS: Sacramento Kings
SEATTLE — The prospective owner of the Sacramento Kings is calling on fans in Seattle to sign up for a “priority ticket wait list” as a way to show the NBA how much interest there is in bringing pro basketball back to the area. Chris Hansen made the announcement on his website on Monday. It was his first statement since the announcement of the sale of the Kings from the Maloof family to Hansen and Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer on Jan. 21. Hansen and Ballmer have a signed agreement to acquire a 65 percent stake in the Kings for $341 million from the Maloofs. That sale is pending league approval. “In addition to helping us understand and prioritize the demand for tickets, registering your interest will be a critical step in demonstrating to the NBA and basketball fans around the country the unbelievable passion that exists in the Emerald City to BRING BACK OUR SONICS!” Hansen wrote. Hansen said no inference should be drawn between the start of a ticket wait l...

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