While the Kings appeared to be Anaheim-bound last year, this offseason's relocation rumors indicate that they may be headed to Virginia Beach. Joel Brigham of HoopsWorld wonders why Seattle isn't next in line for an NBA franchise. Investor Chris Hansen has put together a plan with the city of Seattle to build a brand-new, $500MM area to house a team, but they can't break ground on the new facility until a team agrees to come. With all due respect to Virginia Beach, Brigham argues that they can't offer an arena ready to be built and a rabid fan base ready to support their team. Here's more from around the Association..
- New Knicks point guard Jason Kidd says that he hopes to be a facilitator for Amare Stoudemire in the mold of Steve Nash when the two played together in Phoenix, writes Jonah Ballow of KnicksNow.com. The Knicks signed Kidd to a three-year, $9.09MM deal after the point guard was seemingly on the verge of re-signing with the Mavericks.
- Brian Kamenetzky of ESPNLosAngeles.com (video link) examines how the Clippers might stack up against the new-look Lakers in a seven-game playoff series.
- Former Kings and Warriors coach Eric Musselman hopes to remain in charge of the Venezuelan team when the country hosts the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship, according to the FIBA newswire. Musselman's two-year contract expired after the team fell in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.