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Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive attends Game 2 of NBA Finals

There is nothing unusual about seeing celebrities or other notable figures in attendance at the NBA Finals. Still, it was a bit surprising to see one particular figure in attendance at Game 2 on Sunday. Eagle-eyed viewers watching Game 2 on Sunday noticed Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive sitting courtside...
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Anjali Ranadive, daughter of Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, named assistant GM of G League affiliate Stockton Kings

Anjali has a background in music and philanthropic causes but seems to be moving towards a future helping to run a team. Vivek Ranadive bought the Kings in 2013. The Kings have not made the playoffs since 2006. They just hired a new head coach following their latest change (no coach has lasted longer than three seasons since Rick Adelman in 2006).
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Kings owner Vivek Ranadive reportedly prefers Mark Jackson as next HC

Since Vivek Ranadive became the owner of the Sacramento Kings in 2013, the team has cycled through six different head coaches (including interims). Now Ranadive will be hoping that the seventh time is the charm. Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer reported this week that Ranadive has an interesting preferred candidate to...
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Sactown Royalty

Monte McNair, Vivek Ranadivé have differening opinions on head coaching vacancy

The Sacramento Kings continued their second-round of interviews for their head coaching vacancy on Tuesday with former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson. NBA insider Marc Stein reported on Monday that Jackson impressed Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadivé in his first interview, and while there have been conflicting reports about Ranadivé’s involvement in the initial interviews, Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report reported on Tuesday that Jackson is indeed Ranadivé’s preferred candidate:
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HoopsHype

NBA rumors: Mark Jackson the preferred candidate of Kings owner Vivek Ranadive?

Former Orlando and Charlotte head coach Steve Clifford has interviewed and so has former Golden State coach and ESPN analyst Mark Jackson. Sources say, Mike Brown, the Golden State associate head coach whose team is tied, 1-1, in its West semifinal series with Memphis, spent informal time with Kings officials on Wednesday and has his formal interview on Thursday. As Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer noted on Tuesday, there is indeed a strong sense from sources close to the situation that Jackson is the preferred candidate of Kings owner Vivek Ranadive. But the Kings insist there’s a level playing field, and that second-year general manager Monte McNair will be given the leeway to make the final decision.
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Vivek Ranadive pushed for Kings to draft Marvin Bagley over Luka Doncic

The source said Vivek Ranadive and Brandon Williams were driving forces behind the decision to draft Marvin Bagley III over Luka Doncic in 2018, but there was consensus within the organization because Bagley was a “modern-day big who could run the floor with De’Aaron Fox.” The source said the Kings nearly acquired Jordan Clarkson from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade involving Yogi Ferrell, but they didn’t act fast enough due to Ranadive’s involvement. Instead, the Cavaliers traded Clarkson to the Utah Jazz, where he would become the NBA Sixth Man of the Year, in exchange for Dante Exum and two future second-round draft picks.