Kings Close Arena Again Due To Protests Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Stephon Clark

Only a few thousand fans were able to make it in the arena for the Kings’ loss to the Mavericks on Tuesday night before the building’s entrances were shut down as a “public safety measure” due to the presence of protestors, who were demonstrating in response to the fatal police shooting of Sacramento man Stephon Clark.

Kings Owner Vivek Ranadivé: "We At The Kings Recognize Your People's Ability To Protest Peacefully, And We Respect That"

After the Kings’ win tonight over the Hawks was delayed and ultimately played in front of a tiny crowd—with the arena shutting its doors before tip-off, due to the presence of protests over last weekend’s fatal police shooting of Sacramento man Stephon Clark—team owner Vivek Ranadivé discussed Clark’s death and the…

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