Inside word is M's have been told to take Sac offer for Kings, period.— R.E. Graswich (@REGraswich) May 9, 2013
Now this is officially antitrust and should not be allowed. If the league is actually telling the Maloofs to break a signed agreement under some sort of threat (not there is that we know of). If this is true the commissioner is definitely scared of what Hansen and Ballmer can do down the line.
He could also be scared that there aren't enough votes to block the sale to Hansen and Ballmer. Based on what I understand of the Sherman Act this does totally enter into antitrust. Then you look at tortuous interference... This is getting fun.
Will update as I find out more.
Suspense on sale should end soon, with focus shifting to Downtown Plaza arena plan.— R.E. Graswich (@REGraswich) May 9, 2013
Once M's are officially gone, next steps will be much easier to work through. M's out soon.— R.E. Graswich (@REGraswich) May 9, 2013