• Shaquille O'Neal embraces enemy, buys part of Kings

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Sep 24, 2013
    "The most iconic person on the planet was Dr. O'Neal. Shaquille O'Neal is joining the ownership group of the Sacramento Kings. The Kings declined to say how much of a stake O'Neal is buying. So ignore the sour flavor that accompanies the term "Sacramento Kings part-owner Shaquille O'Neal," an aftertaste still lingering from those Lakers-Kings playoff battles at the turn of the century, and focus on the positive signal it sends: a playing career should be a step, not a final destination. Two sources told ESPN.com that Cousins could actually have a deal wrapped up before the Kings open training camp next week in Santa Barbara, Calif. "I wanted to find somebody to add to the ownership group who truly represented 21st century basketball, who represented my vision of NBA 3.0, which is having an understanding of technology, wanting to build a global brand and being global in their thinking, and really being committed to having an impact in the community," Ranadive, the former Golden State Warriors minority owner who heads the group that bought the team for a league-record valuation of $535 million, told USA TODAY Sports.
    Source: ESPN.com
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