Chris Webber, Mitch Richmond Among Greats To Attend Sacramento Kings Rally


It’s going to be a special offseason for the Sacramento Kings, one that will officially kick off tomorrow evening at Cesar Chavez Park in Downtown Sacramento during the “Long Live the Kings” rally.

The guest list will not only include the new Sacramento Kings ownership group headed by Vivek Ranadive, but current and past King greats like Chris Webber, Mitch Richmond, Bobby Jackson, Tyreke Evans, Isaiah Thomas and more.

Per the press release:

"Kings legends Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond are set to join Sacramento fan-favorites Scot Pollard and Bobby Jackson alongside dynamic backcourt duo Tyreke Evans and Isaiah Thomas as the rally’s special guests.The star-studded group joins an elite event lineup that also boasts Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadivé, Mayor Kevin Johnson and Kings general partners – including Dr. Paul Jacobs, Raj Bhathal, Mark Mastrov, Mark Friedman, Andrew Miller and Chris Kelly – as well as Kings broadcasters Grant Napear and Jerry Reynolds, Kings announcer Scott Moak, community organizer Carmichael Dave, Slamson and Kings Dancers.Acclaimed father-son pair Chord and Paul Overstreet will headline the celebration’s musical acts, as the star of the hit TV series “Glee” and the renowned country singer/songwriter perform a memorable music set, including the Grammy-winning single “Forever and Ever, Amen”.“When my friends from the Kings called and told me about the Long Live The Kings Rally, I couldn’t say no,” said NSAI Hall of Famer Paul Overstreet. “I have a great history in Sacramento, and it’s one of my favorite cities to perform. Great fans and, considering the theme of ‘1985-Forever’, I can’t wait to play ‘Forever and Ever, Amen’. It’s going to be an amazing night. Long live the Sacramento Kings!”The evening will also feature local rapper Alex Johnson’s anthem “NBA” and Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon performing “Love Song.”Nationally-recognized performance painter and the River City’s own David Garibaldi will be accompanied by Kings Breakers in another epic fusion of music and art."

If you’re planning on attending and already have or intend to renew or purchase season tickets (assuming you do so by 5PM today), you’ll be able to win an opportunity for VIP access at the party as well.

For those unable to attend, make sure to watch it live on

Gates are open at 5PM on May 23rd and it is of course free to attend.

You can find more on the Long Live the Kings rally by clicking here.

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