Kings Deal is “Signed, Sealed and Delivered,” says Mayor

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Vivek Ranadive, Mayor Kevin Johnson and Mark Friedman address the media after the NBA Board of Governors vote to keep the Kings in Sacramento. May 2013
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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced Friday morning the Kings deal is “signed, sealed and delivered.”

The mayor will hold a news conference at city hall tentatively scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday.

During an interview Friday morning, Mayor Johnson confirmed a deal between the Maloof brothers and the Sacramento investor group had reached.

“Couldn’t sleep last night, … we did it, we did what other people said we couldn’t do,” said Mayor Johnson.

We’ll air Friday’s press conference live on FOX40 and

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  • matthew

    Why is it so important to keep the kings here. why spend so much money on a sport. when wevjust shut down ten svhools. no one cared about that. then they talk why this is important. sports are not first. school should be. . half a billion for a losing team. while thousands of kids get push around to crowded and under paid

  • anonymous

    the Sacramento Kings do more than just play basketball, they do a lot more for the community, as soon as they become a winning team again what are people going to be saying then, bad teams can change anytime, the Golden State Warriors, the LA Clippers, and other bad teams that made the playoffs, Kings will have their time coming soon, since we don’t have any owners keeping away good player on purpose.