When Nowhere Is Only Place to Go for Kings

When Nowhere Is Only Place to Go for Kings

Nowhere is a gift and a curse.

The Sacramento Kings are going nowhere.

The Sacramento Kings are going nowhere.

Star-divide

It's not everyday that you can see Rome crumble. The velocity at which the Kings' arena deal ruined itself was impressive, really. To hear the Maloofs' hired assassins tear down our city and its deal was both compelling and cringe-worthy. To hear an economist with no experience in this deal, a man hired 48 hours before the fateful press conference, tell us that the deal would put Sacramento on the edge of financial ruin -- it sounded like the Maloofs hired an economist from the Bee comment section! (Even better, that economist, Chris Thornberg, is actually from Anaheim. Go figure.)

George Maloof's insulted profile at the press conference was so, so insulting. When a reporter asked the extraordinarily fair question of whether the Maloofs would now seek to relocate the team, Maloof seriously responded with a "Why would you even bring that up?" Oh, I don't know. Maybe because the team tried to leave a year ago and stayed only to hear out this plan. And the plan is dead, because you killed it. That's why we're curious as to what you'll do next.

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