The news of the Sacramento Kings' imminent move to Seattle is a bittersweet one.
One city loses a franchise that has called Sacramento its home since 1985, and the other will be getting its own franchise again after the Sonics were moved so unceremoniously to Oklahoma City in 2008.
The Kings and their owners, the Maloofs, haven't exactly made a convincing case as to why they should stay in California's capitol, but it's still sad to see them go.
But on the other hand, it's nice to see such a basketball-crazy city such as Seattle get a team again. Now that the group, led by Christopher Hanson—who has ties to Seattle—has all but moved the team, we'll be able to watch the Seattle SuperSonics once more.
With that being said, here are five reasons why this is the best possible move for a franchise as troubled as the Sacramento Kings.