Kevin Johnson

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Vote Makes Building New Arena In Sacramento A Reality

The Sacramento City council voted 7-2 on the package during a late-night meeting Tuesday that caps off the city’s yearlong tussle to keep the team from moving to Seattle. Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former three-time NBA All-Star, declared “Long live the Kings” after the final vote, and the chamber erupted in cheers along with team owners.

1090 The Fan–05/21/2014

File photo of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. (credit: Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Vows To Deliver New Downtown Arena

Questions are mounting at Sacramento’s city hall about how much the city could spend on a new downtown arena plan as a possible Kings investment group reportedly asked for more public funding.

1090 The Fan–02/22/2013

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Getty Images)

Another Day, Another Press Conference For Sac Mayor On Effort To Keep Kings

In the ongoing saga regarding the future of the Sacramento Kings, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson spoke with state senators Thursday before again meeting with the media.

1090 The Fan–01/25/2013

Jimmer Fredette shoots a three-pointer against the Memphis Grizzlies (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mayor Johnson Now Says There’s Interest In Building A New Arena In Sacto Without Team

Mayor Kevin Johnson said in a second consecutive press conference Wednesday on the future of the Kings that there’s now interest from investors in building a downtown arena even without the team.

1090 The Fan–01/23/2013

File photo of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. (credit: Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sacramento Mayor KJ To Seattle: ‘Don’t Celebrate Too Early’ About Kings Sale

Telling Seattle residents “don’t celebrate too early,” Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson on Tuesday introduced the first part of his four-step plan to keep the Kings in California’s capital city.

01/23/2013

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sacramento Mayor To Present Counteroffer For Kings

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said he has received approval from NBA Commissioner David Stern to present a counteroffer to the league from buyers who would keep the team in Sacramento. He said the city is in a “six-week sprint” to put together a proposal for the NBA’s Board of Governors to consider over a potential sale and relocation to Seattle.

1090 The Fan–01/15/2013

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Statement

With all sorts of reports coming in regarding the potential move of the Sacramento Kings, the city’s mayor Kevin Johnson released a statement regarding the matter.

1090 The Fan–01/09/2013

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