The Sacramento Kings made a substantial trade on draft day 2011. Early reports had the Kings moving down in the draft three spots and dealing Beno Udrih to the Milwaukee Bucks, but no word of what was coming back to Sacramento in the transaction. You could hear the tension build on the streets of the River City and then...oh...no...they...didn't.
That's right Kings fans, John Salmons.
Bedlam erupted on twitter and fan sites like Sactown Royalty
. I scurried off to the arena for the official announcement, even texting then-media relations member and newly appointed Director of Public Relations, Chris Clark, something about about bringing a fire extinguisher in case a riot broke out and my car was lit on fire.
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