David Stern http://www.kplu.org en Sacramento or Seattle? Why NBA commish wants Kings to stay put http://www.kplu.org/post/sacramento-or-seattle-why-nba-commish-wants-kings-stay-put <p>The battle between Seattle and Sacramento investors over the Kings basketball team has taken a few more turns. The most interesting one is the revelation that NBA commissioner David Stern appears to want to keep the team in Sactown.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel explains why.</p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 8386 at http://www.kplu.org Sacramento or Seattle? Why NBA commish wants Kings to stay put Sonics fans left to wait; Kings decision likely delayed http://www.kplu.org/post/sonics-fans-left-wait-kings-decision-likely-delayed <p></p><p>Why the delay? That’s what a lot of&nbsp;Sonics&nbsp;fans in Seattle are asking, after a meeting of NBA owners this week regarding the future of the Sacramento Kings.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle and Sacramento groups made competing bids and NBA commissioner David Stern says it will likely take longer than expected to reach a decision.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 8301 at http://www.kplu.org Sonics fans left to wait; Kings decision likely delayed Why should Seattle dance with Stern, NBA again? http://www.kplu.org/post/why-should-seattle-dance-stern-nba-again <p>If the backers of a plan to build a new sports arena in Seattle&#39;s SoDo area are successful, they&#39;ll be looking to attract both a professional hockey club&nbsp;<em>and</em>&nbsp;a professional basketball team as marquis tenants.</p><p>Seattle and King County lawmakers are poring over the proposal&#39;s details. In the coming weeks they&#39;ll cast votes on the arena plan, its call for up to $200 million in public bonds (to be paired with $300 million in private funds), a plan championed by investor Chris Hansen.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:15:33 +0000 Gary Davis 5580 at http://www.kplu.org Why should Seattle dance with Stern, NBA again?