Sacramento Arena

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 Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lawmakers Approve Bill To Aid Sacramento NBA Arena

Attempts to overhaul California’s landmark environmental law are expected to continue next year after the Legislature passed a narrow measure Thursday that focuses on assisting the effort to build an NBA arena in the state capital.

1090 The Fan–09/13/2013

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Changes To Environmental Law Could Shelter Sacramento’s Arena Project

Proposed changes to California environmental protection law unveiled Wednesday could help Sacramento’s effort to keep its professional basketball team, according to the leader of the state Senate.

1090 The Fan–04/25/2013

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New Sacramento Arena Investor Revealed

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has announced a new investor to help fill the role vacated by billionaire Ron Burkle in the city’s bid to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.

1090 The Fan–04/09/2013

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Opponents Of New Sacramento Arena Vow To Sue City

Hours before Sacramento officials made their case to the NBA to keep the Kings in town, a citizens’ group filed a “notice of intent” to sue the city to block the proposed downtown arena, according to the Sacramento Bee.

1090 The Fan–04/02/2013

Minnesota Timberwolves v Sacramento Kings

Sacramento City Council Approves Kings Arena Deal [Video]

With the clock clicking down, Sacramento city officials took their last shot at keeping the NBA Kings in California’s capital by approving a public-private deal to build a new 18,500-seat arena and retail center downtown.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2013

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Kings Minority Owner Readies Bid For NBA Team With New Arena

According to CBS Sacramento, the Sacramento Kings minority owner John Kehriotis is quietly working on his own bid to buy the Maloofs’ majority shares and build a new arena in a northwest suburb in Sacramento.

1090 The Fan–03/20/2013

John Shirey (photo courtesy cityofsacramento.org)

Sacramento City Manager On Kings Arena: ‘We Don’t Have A Deal Right Now’

Mayor Kevin Johnson may be the face of the effort to save the Kings, but Sacramento’s city manager is the man in charge of putting the dollars together for any arena deal. John Shirey is now pushing up the timetable to get an arena deal done to March 23.

1090 The Fan–03/07/2013

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