However, he said the importance of the Kings‘ future for Sacramento, Anaheim and the Maloofs warranted a “timeout” and the extension for the previous deadline of Monday. The relocation committee headed by Oklahoma City owner Clay Bennett, who moved the SuperSonics from Seattle three years ago, would research aspects of a proposed move and a potential relocation fee.
“So the committee thought that it would be a good idea to do a little bit more fact-finding and determine how this will ultimately play out,” Stern said. “There’s no agenda here; just to make sure that something as important to all parties as the transfer of a team to another city and the attempts of that city to keep that team was fully understood, fully briefed.”
Also, Stern said the sale of the Detroit Pistons to Tom Gores would be closed by the end of May.
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