The Maloofs seem to be closer than ever to filing for relocation.
Source: Carl's Jr NOT renewing with the Kings, another MAJOR sponsor in jeopardy. Some concerns as well amongst liquor partners as to saturation of Maloof Zing vodka brand, and potential favoritism over bev partners. Aaaaand, Sleep Train has reportedly pulled out of naming rights talks for the former ARCO arena. Finally (I think), it appears that other big sponsor that is leaning towards not sponsoring the Kings is Thunder Valley Casino. Not set though.