The Sacramento Kings, defending their arena construction project against a citizens’ lawsuit, are demanding that project opponents post a $100 million bond to cover the “substantial” losses the team would suffer if litigation delays completion of the arena.

Sacramento Kings arena concept drawings
There will be far more seats in the lower bowl, translating into higher ticket prices. There will be twice as many “premium” seats, including luxury suites and lofts, which will come with VIP perks and be among the most expensive tickets in the house. Those features will more than offset the relatively small total seating capacity, team officials say.
Sacramento Kings arena interior concept drawings
Principled, albeit misguided, opposition to the downtown arena has been replaced by people with outstretched hands in search of cash – lots of it.
Sacramento Kings arena new concept drawings
A group asking the Sacramento Kings to pay for affordable housing and assist small businesses downtown filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the city’s approval of the environmental impact report for the planned downtown arena.

Timeline


Take an interactive look at the long history of arena proposals in Sacramento, starting with the effort to get the current building constructed in the 1980s.

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