NBA back to Seattle http://www.kplu.org en Wait could be longer for Sonics fans; Kings sold to Calif. investors http://www.kplu.org/post/wait-could-be-longer-sonics-fans-kings-sold-calif-investors <p></p><p>The effort to bring the Sacramento Kings to Seattle is officially over. After the NBA Board of Governors voted Wednesday to deny relocation of the Kings to Seattle, the team has now been sold to California investors.</p><p>The Sacramento Bee reports a Sacramento investors group has&nbsp;<a href="http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1642702-sacramento-kings-reportedly-to-be-sold-for-nba-record-535-million" target="_blank">reached a deal with the Maloof family to buy the Kings</a>&nbsp;for an NBA record valuation of $535 million.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU&nbsp;sports commentator Art&nbsp;Thiel&nbsp;phoned in a report on the deal late Thursday night.</span></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 8807 at http://www.kplu.org Wait could be longer for Sonics fans; Kings sold to Calif. investors