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Maloofs move significantly to meet Sac's proposal

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Nice article by Aaron Bruski of NBC sports. Here's a quote: "And there were many more. They were extremely organized, and they numbered in thousands. And for all the heavy hitters that drove the process, they wouldn’t have gotten past first base if the local media and pols didn’t have the political cover those fans provided. Everywhere you turned, it was #HereWeThis and #HereWeThat, supplemented by the education-driven #FANS group that hammered home the message that the arena was #BiggerThanBasketball. The curious case of the Sacramento Kings will be written about by social media experts for years." And another, describing the feelings of many of us today: "For now though, none of that matters. Kings fans that have been on pins and needles for well over a year – and they finally get to take a day off. Even those of us in the media covering the story on a daily basis, we’ll take a breath and just enjoy a good story that ended well. And if you own a bar in the Sacramento area tonight, it’s probably a good time to make some purple beer."

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