Larry Ellison courted to bid for Sacramento Kings

01/25/2013 8:28 AM

01/25/2013 8:30 AM

The Maloofs' plan to sell the Sacramento Kings to a Seattle group ran into a pair of hurdles Thursday – a possible counteroffer from America's third richest man and a potential legal challenge from at least one of the Maloofs' own limited partners.

Larry Ellison, one of the titans of Silicon Valley, is expected to meet soon with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson about the Kings situation, according to Kings minority owner Bob Cook.

For more on the story, go to www.sacbee.com .

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