SHOTLIST:

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ASSOCIATED PRESS / AP CLIENTS ONLY

Location - Date: Seattle / January 21, 2013

1. Wide, Space Needle behind Key Arena

2. Close, Seattle Times newspaper, headline:

'Believe it: NBA is coming back'

3. SOUNDBITE: Tim Burgess / Seattle City Council (transcript below)

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4. Still of Sacramento Kings player shooting ball during game

5. Still, Chris Hansen

6. Still, Seattle Supersonics game stills, 2008

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Location - Date: Seattle / January 21, 2013

7. SOUNDBITE: TIM BURGESS / SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL (transcript below)

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SOURCE: AP IMAGES / 360 ARCHITECTURE - COURTESY 360 ARCHITECTURE

8. Stills: New arena, planned for seattle

ASSOCIATED PRESS / AP CLIENTS ONLY

9. Wide. Key Arena entrance

10. Wide. Key Arena exterior

11.SOUNDBITE: IAN FURNESS / KJR SPORTS RADIO HOST (transcript below)

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12. Still, Sacramento Kings playing

13. Still, Sacramento Kings playing

SCRIPT

TRACK-1

SEATTLE COULD BE ON ITS WAY BACK TO THE NBA, AFTER FIVE YEARS ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN.

SOUNDBITE: TIM BURGESS / SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL

"this is a fantastic day for the city, for sports fans, and frankly for the entire Puget Sound region."

TRACK-2

THE MALOOF FAMILY, OWNERS OF THE SACRAMENTO KINGS, HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT TO SELL THEIR TEAM TO A SEATTLE GROUP LED BY INVESTOR CHRIS HANSEN.

HANSEN'S GROUP PLANS TO MOVE THE KINGS TO SEATTLE, TO REPLACE THE SUPERSONICS, WHO LEFT IN 2008.

SOUNDBITE: TIM BURGESS / SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL

'chris Hansen told us from the beginning he was working to bring NBA basketball back to Seattle and he's kept his word.

TRACK-3

THE DEAL NEEDS THE APPROVAL OF THE NBA'S BOARD OF GOVERNORS.

HANSEN HAS ALREADY REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO BUILD A BASKETBALL ARENA.

HIS GROUP PLANS TO HAVE THE TEAM PLAY IN THE KEY ARENA, THE SONICS OLD HOME, UNTIL THE NEW ARENA IS READY.

LOCAL SPORTS FANS ARE ECSTATIC.

SOUNDBITE: IAN FURNESS / KRJ SPORTS RADIO HOST

'I didn't think this would happen that we would be the show that would be going on pure emotion and elation, but we are. That's us.'

TRACK-4

SACRAMENTO'S MAYOR IS TRYING TO ASSEMBLE A COUNTEROFFER FROM PROSPECTIVE OWNERS WHO WOULD KEEP THE TEAM IN HIS CITY.

SANDY KOZEL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.