Steve Ballmer explains how he nearly saved the Seattle Supersonics by moving another NBA team

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By Colin Salao The NBA did not want to move another franchise away from its city. Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer was actually supposed to own another NBA team. Ballmer appeared on “Podcast P with Paul George” and shared to one of his current team’s star players that he wanted to revive the Seattle Supersonics franchise, and was going to do so by purchasing the Sacramento Kings in 2013. “There’s a guy from Seattle who lives in San Francisco but wants a team back in Seattle. So we talked to the guys who at the time owned the Kings, the Maloof brothers, into selling the team, and we’re …

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