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 interested in buying and relocating the franchise.
The franchise is not going to discuss which cities have approached the organization and are not going to comment on every rumor.
The sole focus of everyone within the Sacramento Kings organization continues to be to put a winning team on the court as we look forward to what promises to be an exciting 2012-13 NBA season.”
Reading between the lines, the Kings did not deny that there could have been some embers burning there that could have turned into fire.
This statement was designed not to disavow talks with a variety of other situations.
But in straight talk?...