Statement from Sacramento Kings President Chris Granger

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley denied an injunction today to block construction of the Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC).

In response, Kings President Chris Granger issued the following:

“Today's news moves us yet another step closer to providing the region with a world-class entertainment and sports center that will revitalize downtown Sacramento and improve the region's economy and quality of life. We remain focused on demolition preparations, which is expected to start shortly, and the grand opening fall of 2016.”