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They were Kings

In 1993, another Kings team captured L.A.'s heart. The members recall their journey

Updated: June 4, 2012, 11:58 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles in 1993 was a sports city in flux.

The Lakers were fighting to stay relevant two years after Magic Johnson's retirement, the Clippers flirtation with winning under Larry Brown was fleeting, the Dodgers were in the midst of six straight seasons without a playoff appearance, and the Raiders and Rams were near the end of a slow descent that eventually would lead them out of town.

Wayne Gretzky had come to Los Angeles in the summer of 1988 with the promise of ...

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