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01-22-2013, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Clowe Me View Post
Also, the city bent over backwards to get a new downtown arena built for the Maloofs. It was Joe and Gavin Maloof that balked at the deal when their insignificant 3 mil pre-construction fee was due (which they agreed to pay verbally). The Maloof's have done everything in their power to get the team out of Sacramento. It's like it's personal now.
The NBA even offered to loan the Maloof's $3 million just to keep the project moving. They turned it down.

All this occurring shortly after this…

"There's going to be a beacon of light, shining bright, in 2015 — a brand new arena,"
- Gavin Maloof said after thanking Kings fans, Johnson, NBA Commissioner David Stern and arena operator AEG.


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