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The Sacramento Kings, adrift for years and nearly lured away from the city, effectively reopened for business Friday.
The Maloofs' agreement to sell the Kings to a Sacramento investor group was essentially sealed late Wednesday in Dallas, after the Sacramentans agreed to sweeten the pot.
Mayor Kevin Johnson held a triumphant press conference at City Hall this morning, hours after word leaked out that the Maloofs had signed a deal to sell the Kings to a Sacramento group.
"It's a difficult day for us, but it's time for a new chapter."
Mayor Kevin Johnson said this morning that the deal by a Sacramento group to buy the Kings from the Maloof family "has been signed on both ends" and that "the money has been wired."
The Maloof era in Sacramento, at times spirited and uplifting, at times dismal and depressing, appears to have come to an end.
The Maloof era in Sacramento, at times spirited and uplifting, at times dismal, appears to have come to an end.
Mayor Kevin Johnson arrived home today and said the group led by Silicon Valley executive Vivek Ranadive was close to finalizing a deal to buy the Sacramento Kings.
The NBA Board of Governors voted 22-8 to keep the Kings in Sacramento, League Commissioner David Stern has announced.
Sacramento, nearly beaten five months ago, is keeping its Kings after all.