Originally posted on The Daily Rival  |  Last updated 2/29/12

Now that the Kings have a tentative deal in place to stay in Sacramento, the team and city are rejoicing after averting a near disaster that would have included the team shipping off to another city next season. It started Tuesday night with the team’s 103-96 home win over the Jazz. It was surely an emotional night, with Sacramento Mayor and former NBA point guard Kevin Johnson in attendance and owners Joe and Gavin Maloof addressing the crowd during the game. Earlier in the day, the below Kings-produced video made its rounds. It proudly proclaims “Sacramento, California: Home of the Kings” (as opposed to the Sacramento in South Dakota?). This is quite moving:

[H/T Cosby Sweaters via Hot Clicks]

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