10-year change in attendance:
-19.79% (third biggest decline in NBA) W-L record 10 years:
410-410 (12th best) Operating income (2010):
-$10 million Year founded:
1945 (moved to Sacramento in 1985) Value:
$293 million (seventh least valuable in NBA)
Compared to the other NBA teams on this list, the Sacramento Kings still have a legitimate shot at recovery in the next few years, but their past few seasons have certainly put the team in a tight spot. At the beginning of the decade, the Kings were in the middle of an eight-season streak of making the playoffs, and during the 2001-2002 season were considered one of the best teams in basketball. The team has not made the playoffs since 2006, however, and increasingly poor performance has been a major drain on ticket sales. Since the 2000-2001 season, attendance has dropped nearly 20%. Net income has dropped four years in a row, and the team lost money in 2009 and 2010.
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