The Sacramento Kings are an American professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. The Kings compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member club of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division. The team play its home games at the Golden 1 Center. The Kings are the oldest franchise in the NBA. They originated in 1923 and joined the National Basketball League in 1945. The team again failed to find success in Kansas City, and moved to Sacramento in 1985.