The owners of the Sacramento Kings are exploring their options, including moving their pro basketball franchise to a city with a new arena, according to Sports Illustrated.
Hey! We have a 3-year-old arena without a home team. How about it, Kings owner?
SI suggested Kansas City and the Sprint Center as a relocation option to Kings owner George
Maloof, who didn't waste any time shooting down the suggestion.
"SomeIt's really too bad because the Kings are building a
of it is the proximity. We live in Southern California and Las Vegas.
To fly to Kansas City is a little longer, a little further," Maloof
said. "Here is the thing. We have not given up on an arena in
Sacramento. The NBA is involved. They are going to get to a point and
they are going to let us know what the results are. At that point we are
going to decide whether to continue on to try to get a new arena or
continue on with what we have. It is all about timing. We are trying to
pull out of this crazy recession. That is how we look at it now."
good, young team. Tyreke
Evans is going to be a superstar, and rookie center DeMarcus
Cousins out of Kentucky looks like a beast in the post.