Report: NBA pays Kings' share
Less than a month after Sacramento approved an arena plan to keep the Kings in town, the NBA reportedly had to step in to keep the deal on track.
After the team's owners said they do not believe they should pay their portion -- $3.26 million -- of arena pre-development work, NBA commissioner David Stern told the Sacramento Bee that the league will pay the first installment. Sources told the newspaper that figure is $200,000.
"Following the agreement in principle ... the parties ...
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