237 results for tag: Kevin Johnson

Lockout turns sour, Sacramento moves forward without Kings

In the wake of an absolute dreadful day of lockout negotiations, which have left the NBA season completely in doubt, the City of Sacramento is moving forward with it's plan to build a new entertainment and sports complex in the downtown Sacramento railyards.  According to Ryan Lillis of the Sacramento Bee: Officials with the ... More

AEG confirms interest in Sacramento arena

Anschutz Entertainment Group has been in the conversation for quite some time as a potential operator of the proposed entertainment-and-sports complex.  Now its interest is no longer speculation.  From the Sacramento Bee: "We have made the mayor aware that … any assistance he would like to ask us for, we would be interes... More

Sacramento proposes to spend half-million on arena consultants

Multiple news outlets have reported that the city of Sacramento will have to spend $555,000 over the next six months on consultants advising the funding process for a new entertainment-and-sports complex.  The Sacramento Bee tells us where the money is coming from: The funding would come from the city's parking division ... More

Audio: Arena financing Q&A, including Mayor Kevin Johnson on Maloofs involvement

At the conclusion of Think Big Sacramento's presentation of the Nexus Report at today's Sacramento Press Club luncheon, speakers took questions.  Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was asked by Press Club President Rich Ehisen on the Maloofs' involvement in the process. I think that...I have to be very fair to the Maloofs.  I ... More

Kevin Johnson on the Grant Napear Show

This afternoon, Mayor Kevin Johnson continued his media tour, dropping by the Kings flagship station, KHTK 1140.  Not only did the Mayor field Grant's questions, but he stuck around to take a few from callers as well.  Here are some of the highlights of a very good discussion between Napes and KJ: "It looks like this ... More

Arena Chat: Johnson, Steinberg and Lehane Q&As with USA Today

As the 100-day study period nears its end, Think Big Sacramento is ramping up publicity for Thursday's unveiling of arena financing options.  Yesterday, Mayor Kevin Johnson wrote a guest piece for NBA.com's Morning Tip with David Aldridge.  And in today's USA Today, the mayor, Senator Daryl Steinberg and Think Big Executive ... More

Good Luck Charm? KJ to Rep Kings at Draft Lottery

  Mayor Kevin Johnson is going back east to visit NBA headquarters.  But this time, in much happier circumstances. The Maloofs invited the mayor to represent the Kings at next week's draft lottery in Secaucaus, New Jersey.  During yesterday evening's #HereWeRally event, Joe Maloof announced the invite. “On ... More