Originally Posted by mckennaspur1
Nice for Seattle.
But what gets lost in this is that the Kings will vanish, a team that has been in the NBA since the beginning. The Rochester and Cincinnati Royals were powerful teams back in the day. It appears that the Sonics' history will now be revived, but the Royals-Kings legacy might be lost.
We once thought that the Sonics had vanished.
Maybe the sale agreement will allow the same loophole for the Kings franchise. Although, as a fan of the NBA for 30+ years (yeah Hemisfair!), I think a Sonics for Kings trade is a good one.
I agree that this is the end of the Kings forever, though.