Found August 23, 2012 on
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The website insidebiz.com reported Thursday that the media giant Comcast will be making a presentation about building a new arena to Virginia Beach city officials:
The owners of the Sacramento Kings, an NBA franchise, and officials from Philadelphia-based Comcast-Spectacor are expected to be in Virginia Beach Tuesday to propose moving the team to the resort city and for Comcast to help build and lease a new pro sports arena
Media giant Comcast will guarantee a 25-year lease on a new arena, supposedly for naming rights and for broadcasting the games, sources said. Comcast owns NBC and Global Spectrum, which operates arenas and stadiums across the country including the Ted Constant Convocation Center at Old Dominion University
However, I would take this report with a grain of salt. The Kings blog Sactown Royalty has a good post on why this report is likely a bunch of hooey.
CBS Sacramento Reports that the Maloofs haven’t even talked to anyone in Virginia Beach, yet.
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A report indicating that the owners of the Sacramento Kings appeared set to move the team to Virginia Beach was vehemently denied by the Maloof brothers.
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.
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A report out today claims the Sacramento Kings are poised to announce a new plan to relocate in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The owners of the Sacramento Kings, an NBA franchise, and officials from Philadelphia-based Comcast-Spectacor are expected to be in Virginia Beach Tuesday to propose moving the team to the resort city and for Comcast to...
The Sacramento Kings are close to reaching an agreement to relocate to Virginia Beach, Va. to play in a proposed new arena to be built by Comcast, according to a report by Inside Business. The Kings, who have not been able to get a new arena approved in the Sacramento area, have been tied to rumors of several potential new locations, including a proposed new arena in Seattle. A...
The Sacramento Kings could be relocating to Virginia Beach, Virginia according to a report on Thursday from “The Hampton Roads Business Journal,” as their sources state that the club’s owners; the Maloof family, will meet with representatives of media giant Comcast next Tuesday and an announcement that the team will be moving East, could come as early as next Wednesday. Another...
Go read Tom Ziller at Sactown Royalty to find out what the fuss is all about.
So my buddy on twitter posted that an old Western Conference Semi Finals game between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers was on NBA TV. I didn’t have class for another few hours and I love watching these old classic games so I put it on. Midway through decided I’m going to do a [...]