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NBA returning to Seattle thanks to Steve Ballmer

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year. (Microsoft photo) We heard two weeks ago that the NBA might be back in Seattle. Now we have some confirmation and assurance. Several legitimate sources, including ESPN, Yahoo! Sports and The Seattle Times, were all out with stories late Sunday night that reported...
NBA returning to Seattle thanks to Steve Ballmer

Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

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From the sounds of it, Steve Ballmer appears committed to bringing NBA hoops back to the Emerald City. Chris Hansen speaks with KING5′s Chris Daniels. Two weeks after the NBA voted to prevent an investment group led by the Microsoft CEO and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen from bringing the...
Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

Report: NBA returning to Seattle thanks to investment group that includes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year. (Microsoft photo) Watch the video above. This is what Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer — and frankly, the rest of the Seattle sports community — is probably doing right now. Why? The NBA is reportedly coming back to the Emerald City thanks to...
Report: NBA returning to Seattle thanks to investment group that includes Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Ballmer on bringing the Sonics to Seattle: 'There will never be a better opportunity'

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Albeit very little and not exactly groundbreaking, Steve Ballmer finally made some public comments about Seattle’s bid to bring the NBA back to Seattle. Microsoft’s CEO is leading an investment group that is trying to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to the Emerald City. Ballmer and Chris...
Ballmer on bringing the Sonics to Seattle: 'There will never be a better opportunity'
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Commish calls Ballmer investment team 'perfect prototype' for NBA owners

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Here’s what NBA commissioner David Stern thinks of the Chris Hansen/Steve Ballmer investment team: perfection. Appearing on PBS’ Charlie Rose Show Tuesday, Stern and Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver spoke briefly about how the NBA relocation committee unanimously voted Monday afternoon to block Seattle’s bid to buy the Sacramento Kings and bring the NBA...
Commish calls Ballmer investment team 'perfect prototype' for NBA owners
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Bidding war: Hansen, Ballmer increase bid for NBA team to $625M

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The effort to bring the NBA back to Seattle isn’t over quite yet. Hoping to convince NBA owners that Seattle is ready for a professional basketball franchise, the Seattle investment group led by Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer increased its bid for the team by $75 million to...
Bidding war: Hansen, Ballmer increase bid for NBA team to $625M

Rival Techies From the South Challenge Steve Ballmer's Plans to Own a Basketball Team

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We’re rooting for you, Steve-o. Curses! Steve Ballmer and his fellow investors have almost closed a deal to bring NBA basketball back to Seattle, a city that’s been bereft since the Sonics were sold. The group has already cut a deal with the current owners of the Sacramento Kings to...
Rival Techies From the South Challenge Steve Ballmer's Plans to Own a Basketball Team

Google Goes Back to What It Does Well: Finding Things

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Surprise! Google has completely transformed the way search works again. But this time, it's a kind of search that would have made the old Google proud. Today, starting with U.S., English-language users, Google unveils the Knowledge Graph. Search now looks at the words of your query and identifies the things in it. You're not...
Google Goes Back to What It Does Well: Finding Things

Sonics fate may be decided today in Dallas, but where's Steve Ballmer?

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Steve Ballmer at the Microsoft CEO Summit 2013. (Microsoft Photo). We’re just minutes away from finding out if NBA will return to Seattle this fall, as NBA owners are voting to possibly determine the fate of the Sacramento Kings. But some of the chatter this morning was about the whereabouts...
Sonics fate may be decided today in Dallas, but where's Steve Ballmer?
The Sacramento Kings Are Reportedly On The Verge Of Selling For $500 Million And Moving To Seattle
Steve Ballmer-led group to buy Sacramento Kings, bring basketball back to Seattle
Sonics update: It's turning into a Silicon Valley vs. Seattle investor showdown

Microsoft Millionaire Matchups in the Offing for NBA?

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Multiple sources are reporting that an investor group led by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen and including Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to buying the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and moving the team to Seattle, which has been bereft of pro hoops since the Sonics left in 2008. If the...
Microsoft Millionaire Matchups in the Offing for NBA?
Google Just Got A Whole Lot Smarter, Launches Its Knowledge Graph

Steve Ballmer bringing NBA's Kings to Seattle?

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A report suggests that a group headed by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen is buying the Sacramento Kings and bringing them to Seattle. [Read more]...
Steve Ballmer bringing NBA's Kings to Seattle?

Podcast: Windows 8, Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, and computer scientist Yaw Anokwa

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This week on the GeekWire Podcast, we’re pleased to be joined by one of our former Geeks of the Week, Yaw Anokwa. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington computer science program, co-founder of the software startup Nafundi and one of the computer scientists behind the Open Data Kit project, which...
Podcast: Windows 8, Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, and computer scientist Yaw Anokwa
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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs joins bid to keep NBA's Kings in Sacramento

Done deal: The NBA is returning to Seattle

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is helping the NBA return to Seattle.(Microsoft photo) Seattle basketball fans have reason to celebrate this morning: The NBA is coming back to the Emerald City. We’ve been hearing several reports in the past few weeks and most recently Sunday night, but now the NBA, Chris...
Done deal: The NBA is returning to Seattle

Microsoft Would Like You to Please Stop Blaming It for Stealing Your NBA Team

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Y’all don’t know me. Ever since news broke that Microsoft CEO Steve “Sweaty” Ballmer is part of an investment group working on buying Seattle its very own NBA team, the high profile tech company has been forced to fend off angry Sacramento Kings fans who blame it for the loss...
Microsoft Would Like You to Please Stop Blaming It for Stealing Your NBA Team

How social media reacted to Sonics news that left Ballmer 'horribly disappointed'

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By now, you’ve probably heard how the NBA relocation committee unanimously voted Monday afternoon to block Seattle’s bid to buy the Sacramento Kings and bring the NBA back to the Emerald City. An investment group led by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen had already reached an agreement...
How social media reacted to Sonics news that left Ballmer 'horribly disappointed'

RAMPAGE! Steve Ballmer Bound and Determined to Bring Basketball to Seattle

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Maybe tone it down just a tad. Looks like we've got a real barn-burner on our hands! For months, hedge funder Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer have worked to relocate the Sacramento Kings to Seattle, which has been NBA-less for five years. Their plan: to make the owners,...
RAMPAGE! Steve Ballmer Bound and Determined to Bring Basketball to Seattle

Dreams Do Come True! Looks Like Steve Ballmer Is Getting a Basketball Team

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Yeehaw! Looks like Steve Ballmer and several other basketball-loving local investors led by Chris Hansen are going to get their wish, in the form of an NBA team they can relocate to Seattle. ESPN is reporting that the Sacramento Kings’ current owners have agreed to sell, and NBA sources tell Yahoo Sports they’ll...
Dreams Do Come True! Looks Like Steve Ballmer Is Getting a Basketball Team

Sonics update: Bidding war? Seattle group increases bid by $25M

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The Seattle investment group led by Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is raising its bid to bring the NBA back to the Emerald City. Late Friday, Hansen wrote that his group is increasing its purchase offer to buy the Sacramento Kings from the Maloof family by $25 million...
Sonics update: Bidding war? Seattle group increases bid by $25M
Microsoft to Sacramento: Don't blame us for taking your NBA team

Steve Ballmer: Soon-to-Be NBA Cheerleader?

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KINGS KINGS KINGS It's been a good week for fans of Steve Ballmer. First came his unexpected appearance at CES, barreling onstage like a dorky linebacker. And today, GeekWire reports that he and other investors are nearing a deal that'll bring NBA basketball back to Seattle. Everyone point your pointer...
Steve Ballmer: Soon-to-Be NBA Cheerleader?
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