Mayor Kevin Johnson asks King James to buy the Sacramento Kings | LBJ’s NBA debut
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The exciting news of the Maloofs selling the Sacramento Kings to a group that would relocate to the land of the Reign Man in Seattle has been getting hit with downers as complications keep arising including a rumor that the Maloofs wanting to retain some ownership and decision making. There’s supposedly three interested parties – Mark Mastrov (owner of 24 hours fitness), Dale Carlsen (Sleep Train Mattress) and an unidentified group.
Ex Suns and current mayor of Sac Kevin Johnson has been searching for a local buyer to keep the unhappy team in cowbell country. Kevin even joked with LeBron James at a charity dinner in Sacramento last Friday if he would buy the team. King James owner of the Kings – sounds cool.
LeBron’s NBA debut came against the Kings and the 18 year old phenom had a NBA record 25 points, 9 assists, 6 rebounds and 4 steals. The 25 points was the most ever for a prep-to-pro player in his debut.
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