Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, pointing above, shows Paul Jacobs around Downtown Plaza on Tuesday, as City Manager John Shirey, right, accompanies Jeff Jacobs. The Jacobs family, founders of San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc., is part of the local investors team pursuing the Kings.
Andy Miller Before Andy joined the Leap Motion team, he was General Partner at Highland Capital Partners. He reported directly to Steve Jobs as Vice President of Mobile Advertising at Apple, where he led the iAd division â" the mobile advertising network for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. He was co-founder and CEO of Quattro Wireless, a mobile advertising company acquired by Apple in 2009.
Hector Amezcua Bee file, 2010 Chris Kelly, a former Facebook executive, is the newest member of the Sacramento investors group aiming to buy the Kings.
Vivek Ranadive, right, with Kings partner Mark Mastrov, says he hopes "to restore this team to its former greatness."
Developer Mark Friedman, one of the Sacramento Kings' new owners, is to oversee construction of a sports and entertainment complex at the Downtown Plaza site.
Shaquille O'Neal, The NBA legend is a four-time NBA champion and 2000 league MVP. Shaq is best known for tormenting the Kings during his run of dominance with the Los Angeles Lakers. Photo: Shaq sweats as he stands at the foul line in the second quarter in game six of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Sacramento Kings and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center, Friday, May 31, 2002.
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