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Sacramento Kings on the Move?

7/22/2005

They have the most dedicated fans in the league. But an editorial in the Sacramento Bee says there is nothing happening to get the Kings a new arena in Sacramento.

With at least three successive failures at arena financing efforts, one begins to wonder if they really want a new arena, at least in Sacramento. The decreasing political energy being spent on the Kings is increasing the chances that the team will leave. Don't be surprised if news of a possible departure is what breaks the silence.

The Kings are owned by casino entrepreneurs Joe and Gavin Maloof, who have been big proponents of Las Vegas as an NBA destination. If they ever were to move, you'd have to think Las Vegas would be a logical destination.

Here's more on the NBA and Las Vegas from another day.