NBA owners discuss Sacramento Kings' potential move to Anaheim

Fans of the Sacramento Kings hold up signs against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 13, 2011 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, California.
Fans of the Sacramento Kings hold up signs against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 13, 2011 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, California. Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

Sacramento Kings co-owner George Maloof said he and his brothers have yet to decide whether they will file a request with the NBA to move the Kings to Anaheim this year reports the Sacramento Bee. However, he indicated that they are leaning toward filing.

Maloof said that they're making a presentation today to the other NBA owners about the pros and cons of both Sacramento and Anaheim, and if the owners support it, they'll put in an application to move the team on Monday.

There's also speculation that Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss will try to either stop the Sacramento Kings' move or force the Kings to pay the Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers large territorial rights fees.

Sacramento and Anaheim's mayors will be at the meeting, along with the owners, to argue for their respective cities.

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