SACRAMENTO, CA - News that the principals involved in bringing a new arena to Sacramento had agreed to a financing plan reached the Sacramento Kings in the team's practice facility.
As the team regrouped at the team's practice facility for the first time after this past weekend's All-Star break, the arena topic was a hot one among the players.
"I just know that we're staying in Sacramento," said rookie guard Isaiah Thomas, a native of Tacoma, who watched his favorite team the Super Sonics leave Seattle just years ago. "I'm very happy. The community, the fans, the organization's brought me in like a warm feeling - like a family feeling and I'm just happy to be able to be here for years to come."