Category: Maloof brothers

Shawn Kemp Feels Excited About the Prospect of the NBA Coming Back to Seattle, But is Sympathetic to Kings Fans

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Shawn Kemp knows exactly what Sacramento folks are feeling today. While the deal has yet to be finalized and Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson looks to be going down swinging, it appears that the Kings might be headed to Seattle. That's exciting to Kemp, who watched his SuperSonics skip town a ...

Keith Smart Takes Sacramento On The Road To Build Chemistry During Training Camp

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Admittedly, the Sacramento Kings players have not always been on the same page lately in terms of goals and chemistry. Coach Keith Smart took aim at changing that, and he did so by taking his team on the road to Colorado Springs, Colo. The team spent a week there not ...

Despite Hurdle, George Maloof Says His Family Is Committed To Keeping the Kings in Sacramento

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

The negotiations between the city of Sacramento and the Kings -- an effort to build a new stadium and keep the franchise in town -- have rarely been pretty at any point in the process up until now. That said, the situation was starting to look a little brighter. That ...

Sacramento Kings Relocation Plans On Hold, Joe Maloof Explains Family’s Decision To Commit To City For 2011-2012 NBA Season

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

For at least another season at least, the Sacramento Kings will remain in California's capital. The Maloof family agreed to keep the Kings in Sacramento for the 2011-2012 NBA season while the organization and the city tries to come up with a plan to fund and build a new arena ...

Kevin Johnson Continues Work to Keep Kings in Sacramento

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

I always thought Kevin Johnson's position was intriguing. A former NBA player who is now a mayor of a major city in Sacramento, Calif., that simply makes for a good story as it is. Now, the plot has thickened. Johnson is now the mayor of a city that's in danger of losing ...

Tyreke Evans Should Be Your 2009-2010 NBA Rookie of the Year

Friday, April 9th, 2010

It's been a long, tough year for the Sacramento Kings. The Kings are 25-54 with three games to go and will obviously be missing the playoffs once again, but not all's been disappointing in the capital city of California. Rookie Tyreke Evans is poised to win Rookie of the Year ...

One of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Top Priorities in Sacramento is to Get Buzz Back Around the Kings

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

  It’s been about a half-decade since the Kings have been relevant in the NBA.  Because the team has not been very good since the days of Chris Webber and Mike Bibby in Sacramento, the attendance has dipped and there have been talks about the Kings possibly leaving Sacramento for a ...