Another suitor has emerged in Sacramento’s effort to keep the Kings. Software tycoon and Golden State Warriors vice chairman Vivek Ranadivé has become the lead investor in a prospective ownership group that includes Mark Mastrov and Ron Burkle. We welcome talk radio host Carmichael Dave and Jeff Dorso of Think Big Sacramento to join us to dissect yesterday’s major news in this week’s Cowbell Kingdom Podcast. Dave joined us from the road to also discuss the “Playing To Win Tour”, while James caught up with Dorso at halftime of last night’s Kings’ win at Sleep Train Arena.
Dorso on Ranadivé:
He’s been partners with Mark Mastrov for some time. He’s currently an owner of the Warriors and he’s just a tremendous asset to an already strong ownership group.
Dave on giving up a month of his life for the “Playing To Win Tour”:
The bottom line is this is an incredible honor. And there are three people on this RV, but to me after being at ARCO a couple days ago and seeing everybody sign the RV, seeing the tears and the hugs, seeing Grant Napear come out with his wife and sign it, meeting little kids and lifting them up and signing it, my kids signing it – the entire city of Sacramento, every Kings fan is with us in the RV and we’re charged. We’re spreading that love and passion, just like I’m doing to you right now.
I’m so pumped up, even though I’m so tired, in trying to get that word out and hopefully come home before the Board of Governors’ meeting, I believe, with very good news. And we can all celebrate together with my kids and your kids and all the kids I saw two days ago signing that RV. They’re gonna take their kids to go see a Kings game. And for that, who wouldn’t give up 30 days of their life if they were lucky and blessed enough to be in that position?
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Music Credit: Ronald Jenkees – Guitar Sound