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Seattle, Sacramento enter final chapter in fight for control of the Kings

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    Former Seattle SuperSonics NBA basketball player Shawn Kemp, left, helps rally the crowd, Monday, May 13, 2013, at a rally in Seattle. Fans gathered to show their support for an effort by a group led by Seattle investor Chris Hansen to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)The Associated Press

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    A fan holds a Seattle SuperSonics NBA basketball cap and a sign that reads "robbed," as he attends a fan rally Monday, May 13, 2013, in Seattle. Fans gathered to show their support for an effort by a group led by Seattle investor Chris Hansen to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle. Fans designed the "robbed" signs after the Sonics were sold in 2006 and moved to Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)The Associated Press

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    Fans wearing Seattle SuperSonics NBA basketball gear cheer Monday, May 13, 2013, at a rally in Seattle. Fans gathered to show their support for an effort by a group led by Seattle investor Chris Hansen to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)The Associated Press

The Sacramento Kings' future may finally be decided.

The NBA Board of Governors meets on Wednesday in Dallas to possibly resolve the tug of war over the Kings between a group in Seattle that wants to move them and a group in Sacramento that wants the franchise to stay put.

After months of staying quiet and letting the process play out, the Seattle group trying to purchase the Kings has gone on the offensive following the NBA relocation committee's decision on April 29 to recommend denying the move. Investor Chris Hansen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer have raised their purchase offer of the Kings by $75 million and negotiated a backup deal with the Maloof family in an effort to sway owners to vote in their favor.