NBA playoffs 2012: Postseason news and notes

The National Basketball Association season that almost never was is about to head into the home stretch, i.e. the playoffs. Here are some postseason facts and figures.

2. Longest wait between championships

61 years – Sacramento Kings. The  franchise’s last title came in 1951 as the Rochester Royals. They have since moved to Cincinnati; Kansas City (where they became the Kings); and to Sacramento, Calif. They will miss this year’s playoffs, and now that a new arena deal has fallen through in the city where former NBA all-star Kevin Johnson presides as mayor, there’s talk of possibly relocating the team to Anaheim, Calif.

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