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Struggling marina offers cautionary tale on Kings arena financing plan

Jun 11, 2014

When you bank on future growth, you may get an unpleasant surprise.  The city of Sacramento tells us it’s confident that steadily increasing parking revenue in the years ahead will help pay off the massive debt the city is taking … Continue reading

Bleed Black and Purple
This week’s meeting between the Kings and Rudy Gay is a big deal

This week’s meeting between the Kings and Rudy Gay is a big deal

By Dustin Bailey

The Sacramento Kings are at a pivotal fulcrum. This is, for many, the first season since 2005-06 where fans feel like there is a legitimate shot at the playoffs.

Those hopes are hinged on a couple critical logistical decisions that face the Kings' front office, and the most important...

Bleed Black and Purple
The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap: Summer Special

The Kings-Sized Weekly Recap: Summer Special

This wasn’t the most newsworthy week in regards to the Sacramento Kings, but enough little pieces of news broke that I figured dusting off the old recap was appropriate.

The Kevin Love rumors won’t stop, the Kings hosted their first pre-draft workouts, and DeMarcus Cousins was left off of the...

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The night of Brandon Gonzales’ life

May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 Super middleweight Brandon Gonzales can't envision losing Saturday night against James DeGale. The fighters will meet in front of an expected crowd of 80,000 at London's Wembley Stadium on the undercard of an title fight between Carl Froc...

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Love is in the air?

May 26, 2014
Love is in the air?

BY: Leo Beas Once again, the NBA Draft lottery was unlucky for the Sacramento Kings but their luck may change come draft day. A league source told Yahoo Sports that the Kings would make a deal for Kevin Love without any assurance from Love re-signing with them. So what does this this mean for...

Bleed Black and Purple
Draft breakdown: What can the Kings do with the No. 8 pick?

By Tony Xypteras 


A lot happened on Tuesday. The NBA Draft Lottery resulted in the Kings falling one spot from their pre-lottery draft position to No. 8, and more importantly, the Arena Financing Plan passed 7-2. To say this was a good day for Sacramento would be an understatement.


The Kings didn’t jump into...

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First CEQA challenge to arena shows up, and it is humorous

First CEQA challenge to arena shows up, and it is humorous

By Greg Hyatt

As was previously reported and predicted here at Bleed Black and Purple, lawsuits challenging the downtown arena project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) are pretty much a guarantee. And just one day after the historic city council vote on Tuesday, opponents of the arena...

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In 7-2 Vote, Sacramento City Council Formally Approves Arena Plan

May 21, 2014
In 7-2 Vote, Sacramento City Council Formally Approves Arena Plan

As Arena Vote Looms, Opposition Enters Crunch TimeSACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento City Council voted 7-2 Tuesday night in favor of the planned downtown sports and entertainment complex.

This was the final vote needed before construction can begin on the project.

Council members Allen Warren, Steve Cohn, Angelique Ashby, …

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Kings Fans Pack Downtown for Draft Lottery, Arena Vote

May 20, 2014

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Fans attending a draft lottery viewing party at K Bar in downtown Sacramento Tuesday night let out a collective moan when they learned the Kings received the 8th pick in the draft.

Kings owner, Vivek Ranadive was in attendance, …


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Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson denies dramatic parking rate Increases are linked to proposed downtown Kings arena

May 19, 2014

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A new consultant report states the City of Sacramento could raise its parking rates and make millions in the process.

Currently, metered parking in Sacramento is $1.25 an hour, but could go as high as $3.00 an hour, according …


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