Tag: Chris Hansen

Sneak preview from “Vagrant Kings.” How Seattle blew it

A sneak preview from “Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA’s Orphan Team.” Download the book later this month: “But (Chris) Hansen’s quick-kill strategy carried a monumental risk. By agreeing to buy the Kings before the team was relocated, Hansen and (Steve) Ballmer were giving away the Maloof family’s strongest leverage point with…




Keys to the Kingdom…

Every story needs an ending. This is a problem when your story is the definitive book on the Sacramento Kings. Since starting work full-time on the Kings book project in January, I’ve had serious pleasure digging into archives and uncovering forgotten truths about America’s most vagrant sports team. From the Great Depression in Rochester, through…