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SHOTLIST:

SOURCE - KXTV / COURTESY KXTV, EMBARGO SACRAMENTO

Location - Date: Sacramento, California / January 9, 2013

1. SOUNDBITE: MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON / (D) SACRAMENTO (transcript below)

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2. Still, Sacramento Kings playing Brooklyn Nets in New York, January 5, 2013

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SOURCE - KXTV / COURTESY KXTV, EMBARGO SACRAMENTO

SOUNDBITE: MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON / (D) SACRAMENTO (transcript below)Name/Occupation (Transcript Below)

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4. Still, Seattle Investor Chris Hansen, wearing Seattle Supersonics jacket

5. Still, Sacramento Kings playing Brooklyn Nets in New York, January 5, 2013

6. Still, Seattle Supersonics file

7. Still, Seattle Supersonics file

8. Still, Sacramento Kings playing Brooklyn Nets in New York, January 5, 2013

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SOURCE - KXTV / COURTESY KXTV, EMBARGO SACRAMENTO

9. SOUNDBITE: MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON / (D) SACRAMENTO (transcript below)Name/Occupation (Transcript Below)

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10. Still, Sacramento Kings playing Memphis Grizzlies, in Sacramento, January 8, 2013

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

SOUNDBITE: MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON / (D)SACRAMENTO

THE MAYOR OF SACRAMENTO IS VOWING TO FIGHT TO HOLD ONTO HIS CITY'S N-B-A TEAM.

MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON, HIMSELF A FORMER N-B-A PLAYER, COMMENTED WEDNESDAY ON REPORTS THAT AN OUT-OF-TOWN BUYER IS INTERESTED IN THE KINGS.

SOUNDBITE: MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON / (D)SACRAMENTO

"but what it did tell us is what? They are looking and having conversations somewhere else. I didn't need to comment on that. Everybody knew that."

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SOURCES SPEAKING ON CONDITION OF ANONYMITY CONFIRMED TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THAT SEATTLE INVESTOR CHRIS HANSEN CONTACTED THE OWNERS OF THE KINGS, THE MALOOF FAMILY, ABOUT BUYING THE TEAM.

THIS RAISES THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE KINGS, IF SOLD, WOULD GO TO SEATTLE.

THAT CITY HAS BEEN LOOKING FOR A NEW N-B-A TEAM SINCE THE SUPERSONICS LEFT TOWN IN 2008.

MAYOR JOHNSON IS LOOKING FOR AN OWNER WHO WOULD KEEP THE KINGS LOCAL.

SOUNDBITE: MAYOR KEVIN JOHNSON/(D) SACRAMENTO

"When it comes to attendance and ticket gates, when it comes to our corporate community, you can ask any other owner around the league, they talk about how loud it is and how loyal our fans are.

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THE N-B-A HAS NOT COMMENTED ON THE REPORTED DISCUSSIONS.

CARLOTTA BRADLEY, THE ASOCIATED PRESS.

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