45 results for tag: Minnesota Timberwolves

Road Reaction: Timberwolves 99, Kings 86

The Sacramento Kings can't stop a shooting surge by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the fourth quarter and fall in their final contest of their five-game road trip. More

Game 14 Preview: Kings at Timberwolves

A match-up between Tyreke Evans and Ricky Rubio, two of the league's most exciting guards, highlights tonight's Kings/Wolves contest. More

Cowbell Clippings: Starring a major hurdle in the arena project (December 2, 2011)

Since the unofficial end to the lockout last weekend, news has hit us fast and rapidly.  With so much information breaking left and right, we're starting a new featured post this season highlighting suggested links on opponents, the league and of course the Kings.
  • Sacramento parking spaces and garages have emerged as a potential game-changer in the battle to build a new arena.  However, new findings reported by the Sacramento Bee's Ryan Lillis, Dale Kasler and Tony Bizjak suggest they may not be as valuable as the city originally hoped. "But with a pivotal City Council decision on the deal scheduled in less than two weeks, city officials say those parking spots may not be as valuable as originally hoped. City Manager John Shirey told The Bee on Thursday that the assessed value of the city's parking facilities is lower than officials' early 'hopes or expectations.' The recent estimates came from financial consultants at Bank of America. Multiple sources familiar with the details of the project told The Bee this week that the city may be able get $200 million – or slightly more – in upfront cash by leasing its parking operations to a private company. That would include 7,200 spaces in garages, 5,500 on-street spaces and parking citation revenue. Shirey would not confirm that figure, but he said the new estimates are lower than originally believed. Officials have never said publicly what their early estimates were."
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Hardline owners, including Maloofs, demand NBA retract 50-50 offer

Commissioner David Stern issued an ultimatum to the NBPA last week.  Take the the deal on the table or face the consequences of a significantly worst offer.  Now the hardline owners of several small-market teams, including the Kings, are pushing the league to follow up on the commissioner's threat. From the Indianapolis ... More

Say goodbye to these Sacramento Kings games

The posturing and the politicking continue in labor negotiations between the NBA and Players Union.  Both sides met twice before David Stern's imposed game-cancellation deadline today.  But no agreement according to reporters on the scene. Stern says no chance of an 82 game season. No more meetings scheduled at the ... More