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Why NBA can’t make Sterling sell

By R.E. Graswich It’s time for a deeper look at the NBA’s rhetorical pie fight with Donald Sterling. While the league’s press conferences have been theatrically impressive, the outrage and indignity don’t add up to much. The league has portrayed

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Happy Holidays from Vagrant Kings!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from “Vagrant Kings.” The narrative nonfiction best-seller has spread the story of David Stern and the NBA Kings from Sacramento to Oxford, England and Honolulu, and ports in between. Our thanks to everyone who

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‘Vagrant Kings’ gets physical with library

“Vagrant Kings” is now in paperback. The best-selling e-book that brings readers behind the scenes as NBA Commissioner David Stern works to find a home for the Sacramento Kings has been released in partnership with the Sacramento Public Library’s I

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‘Vagrant Kings’ hits the press

First, the e-book shook up the NBA. Now comes the physical edition of the unprecedented inside story of David Stern and the Sacramento Kings. “Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA’s Orphan Team,” which shot to the top

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Sam Amick reviews ‘Vagrant Kings’

From USA Today pro basketball beat writer Sam Amick: “Talk about a compelling story that is told by the most unique of authors: R.E. Graswich was not only a longtime Sacramento Bee Kings beat writer and columnist but was chief

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E-books for all: Vagrant Kings trifecta

Thanks to the addition of Barnes & Noble Nook, the e-book rollout of “Vagrant Kings” is complete. The definitive story of the NBA Kings, from Rochester to Sacramento, is available on all three major platforms: Amazon, Apple iTunes and Nook.

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Congress holds up ‘Vagrant Kings’ publication

By R.E. Graswich The only thing standing between “Vagrant Kings” and the printer is Congress. The proofs are corrected, the index completed, the new covers and spine finished. “Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA’s Orphan Team” is

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Speaker opportunity: All about Kings, arena, Stern, Johnson

We’re now organizing a speaker’s tour around my new best-selling Kings book, “Vagrant Kings.” Please let me know if you have a group interested in hearing all about the proposed arena, Kings, new owners, Commissioner Stern, Mayor Johnson, Seattle, etc.

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Thank you, Friends of Sac Library

By R.E. Graswich Thanks to the Friends of the Sacramento Public Library for having me speak at their board meeting this week. The Friends are volunteers who support the city and county library system — everyday people who give their

Posted in Sacramento, The Book

Vagrant Kings: A story of dumb luck

By R.E. Graswich In its first two weeks as an e-book, “Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA’s Orphan Team,” has become one of America’s most controversial and best selling new sports books. I didn’t plan it that

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