Kings Official Media Release

Sacramento Kings and KHTK 1140 The Fan Reach Long-Term Agreement

Sacramento Kings and KHTK 1140 The Fan Reach Long-Term Agreement

-- Flagship Station To Broadcast All Kings Games --

SACRAMENTO, CALIF., Dec. 06, 2011 -- For the 19th consecutive season, 1140 The Fan will serve as the home of the Sacramento Kings after both parties reached a long-term agreement extending their broadcast partnership. 1140 The Fan will carry all preseason, postseason and regular-season games beginning with the 2011-12 campaign.

"The Kings have been an integral part of our programming on KHTK for nearly two decades,” says Steve Cottingim, Senior Vice President and Market Manager for CBS RADIO Sacramento. “The fans and KHTK are united in our passion for Sacramento's team. We admire the relationship we have with the Kings and are looking forward to continuing our association in the years ahead.”

Gary “G-Man” Gerould will return as the Kings play-by-play announcer for his 26th season. Former NBA All-Star and current Kings Director of Player Development Fat Lever will rejoin the radio team for his third season as color analyst, while veteran broadcaster Jason Ross enters his 11th season as host of the pregame, halftime and postgame shows in addition to serving as back-up play-by-play commentator. Former NBA and Sacramento Kings player Henry Turner will join Ross for a seventh season as a basketball analyst during pregame and postgame shows.

"Our continued partnership with 1140 The Fan will once again help us serve the most Kings fans on the radio,” said Kings President of Business Operations Matina Kolokotronis. "We’re excited about extending our successful relationship with the station and providing our loyal fans with exciting Kings coverage."

About Maloof Sports & Entertainment (MS&E):
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings and Power Balance Pavilion. Owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to being a contributing member of the Sacramento community. Teaming up with local leaders and non-profit organizations to give back to those in need throughout the region, MS&E has donated millions of dollars to charity in 12 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information about Maloof Sports & Entertainment, please visit, or call 916-928-0000.

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