It's not clear yet how much he'll be investing but Mayor Kevin Johnson and the team working to buy the Kings have brought in another big money partner. The Mayor announcing today that local developer Mark Friedman will join Vivek Ranadive and Mark Mastrov's team. Friedman's contribution will be signficant but not on the same level Ranadive, Mastrov and the Jacobs family.

It was only yesterday that Mayor Johnson announced that billionaire Ron Burkle would no longer play a role in buying the team because a conflict with one of his businesses.

 New Sac Investor