Mar 24, 2013; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings fans hold signs during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Bay Area Buzz 4/30: Big Victory for Sacramento, Warriors on Verge of Advancing

Sacramento Wins Big Victory in Fight for Kings

In a town normally obsessed with political power plays and legislative minutiae, the only thing people wanted to talk about Monday was the Kings.

The Capitol, the city and the metropolitan area were all buzzing with the news that an NBA committee had recommended against moving the team to Seattle. The decision came after a fierce lobbying effort by Mayor Kevin Johnson, California politicos, business owners and fans to keep the Kings in Sacramento.

– Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times

Why the Golden State Warriors are on the Verge of Eliminating the Denver Nuggets

Jack and Green go vs. Andre Miller, Landry vs. Kenneth Faried, and Ezeli vs. JaVale McGee in a tag-team with Andrew Bogut … and Jackson’s secondary guys have had every edge from Game 2 on.

And what other coach would give Curry the freedom that Jackson has? Maybe Nelson, maybe Mike D’Antoni … but that’s it. Yeah, it’s working.

Basic summary: Jackson’s team looks fresh and confident, while Karl’s team looks befuddled and stale. That’s not all because of the coaches, but they are the ones who set the tone.

– Tim Kawikami, San Jose Mercury News

Hard to Find Faults with San Francisco 49ers’ 2013 Draft Class

The San Francisco 49ers entered the 2013 NFL Draft with one of the more complete rosters in the league. But that does not mean they were devoid of any weak areas. With 13 picks at their disposal, the 49ers navigated their way up and down the draft board, selecting the players they truly believed in. After examining the overall results, it’s a challenge to find any holes in their selections.

– Travis Chan, Rant Sports



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