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Owners’ committee wants Kings to stay in Sacramento

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The NBA’s relocation committee voted unanimously Monday to recommend that owners reject the application for the Sacramento Kings to relocate to Seattle. The committee, made up of 12 league owners, made the decision over a conference call and forwarded its recommendation to the NBA Board of Governors. The board, which consists of all 30 owners, will convene during the week of May 13 to vote on the matter. Moments after the league announced the committee’s recommendation, Sacramento’s mayor, Kevin Johnson, wrote on Twitter: ‘‘That’s what I'm talking about SACRAMENTO!!!!! WE DID IT!!!!!’’ The recommendation doesn’t guarantee the Kings will stay in California’s capital city. But at this point, it’s difficult to imagine how they don't.

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