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Henry Samueli

Can Sacramento keep the Kings in town?

Stern will get his way

K.C. Johnson

Chicago Tribune

It's going to be ugly, but the Kings will remain in Sacramento. Commissioner David Stern has made it clear he wants the franchise to remain there. And Stern usually gets what he wants. Plus, Stern has a strong working relationship with former NBA player and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.

Now, the Maloofs are reacting emotionally to a rare misstep by Johnson, an open letter blaming the Maloofs for the latest snags in the deal. The Maloofs have flirted with Anaheim before. They will again. Look for Stern to...