April 5, 2012 - Sacramento Bee

A deal that really wasn't in Sacramento

A month ago, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and the Maloof brothers emerged from an Orlando hotel conference room after three days of negotiations to announce a handshake deal on financing a new downtown sports and entertainment arena. George, left, and Gavin Maloof watch from courtside Tuesday as their Kings lose a home game to the Phoenix Suns. The Maloofs say they shouldn't be responsible for pre-development costs for a proposed downtown arena.Hector Amezcua City Councilman Jay ... Go to story