Joe Lacob leaped out of his courtside seat as the final shot arched toward the basket. As it swished through for a Golden State victory, the venture capitalist and Warriors owner danced onto the court.
Kobe Bryant passed over Michael Jordan for his ideal group to join in a pick-up basketball game, saying he’d take Magic Johnson as his backcourt mate along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Bill Russell.
A Seattle-based group led by Valiant Capital founder Chris Hansen raised its bid for the Sacramento Kings by $75 million to $625 million, five days before National Basketball Association team owners vote on whether to approve relocation.
The deadline for the Sacramento Kings to apply to move to Anaheim, California, was extended to May 2 as the National Basketball Association gathers more facts about both locations, NBA Commissioner David Stern said.