Sacramento Runs Ad to Keep Kings (VIDEO)

by April 16, 2013

With the clock racing towards a decision regarding whether the Kings will play in Sacramento or Seattle next season, the team’s current city produced an impassioned ad which will run in Times Square for the next three days. Per the Sac Bee: “A 30-second message about the Kings will air on the giant video board above Times Square starting today, one day before NBA team owners begin deliberating a mile away on whether the team should stay here or move to Seattle. The video will be shown every five minutes for 72 hours; it will include testimonials from Kings fans, business leaders and others. Officials estimate it will be seen by 4.8 million people. The total cost of the project, including buying space on the screen, is around $10,000, said Mike Testa of the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau. The bureau produced the video with the Sacramento Sports Commission. The hotel community is paying the cost, he said.”