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Here We Remember: Sacramento's Long Road to Keeping the Kings

CPR file photo/Andrew Nixon

Kings fans gather and celebrate at a Midtown bar after learning their team would stay in Sacramento.

CPR file photo/Andrew Nixon

They nearly moved to Anaheim, then Seattle.  Several times over the last few years, they appeared to be as good as gone.  But on Wednesday night, the NBA's Sacramento Kings open their 2013-14 season in the city they've played in for nearly 30 years, and where they'll likely stay for many more.  Here's a look back at all the ups, downs, setbacks and deals from 2006 to today.

Audio credits: Capital Public Radio, NBA, Comcast SportsNet, News10.

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Ben Adler

Capitol Bureau Chief

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler first became a public radio listener in the car on his way to preschool – though not necessarily by choice. Now, he leads Capital Public Radio’s state Capitol coverage, which airs on NPR stations across California.  Read Full Bio