The blog on the Seattle Times is covering some of the concessions that Sacramento had to make for the NBA relocation committee in order to influence their votes (or at the very least recommendation) to keep the Kings in Sacramento. Daniel Kaplan of the Sports Business Journal is the one covering this and his Twitter feed is an interesting read at the moment.
In SBJ, Sacramento group offered major concessions 2 NBA to help prevent move of Kings to Seattle, including capping and then eliminating...— daniel kaplan (@dkaplanSBJ) May 6, 2013
... its share of supplemental revenue sharing, a firm timeline forarena construction, and agreeing to cover a substantial amount...— daniel kaplan (@dkaplanSBJ) May 6, 2013
..ofconstruction cost overruns. The rev share concession critical because worry with Sac group due in '13, $18 mln in rev sharing— daniel kaplan (@dkaplanSBJ) May 6, 2013
@ivaaron @5amthomas Sac group believes it won't be eligible for supplemental rev sharing in new area, Putting money where mouth is— daniel kaplan (@dkaplanSBJ) May 6, 2013
The Sacramento Bee is covering this as well - though they don't really add much insight at this point.
This only makes it more difficult for me to imagine how the Sacramento model is going to be successful moving forward.