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SBD/January 21, 2011/People and Pop Culture
What's Up For The Weekend With NBA Kings Co-Owner Gavin Maloof
Published January 21, 2011
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Q: What are your plans for this weekend?
Maloof: I always go to the Palms. There’s always a party at the Palms, so I’m sure something will happen.
Q: What are your New Year’s resolutions?
Maloof: I’ve been trying to lose some weight. I had a bet with a couple other gentlemen to see who can lose the most weight in a month, so that’s kind of my New Year’s resolution. I’m doing pretty good, I’ve lost probably five pounds.
Q: What do you like to watch on the weekend?
Maloof: I’ve been watching my sister in the “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” So I watch that a little bit and I enjoy watching it, it’s a good show.
Q: What do you like to read on the weekend?
Maloof: I usually just read the run of magazines. I read Sports Illustrated. I like Sports Illustrated. I get it delivered to the house.
Q: What workout routines or activities do you like to do?
Maloof: I’m usually on the elliptical. I work out probably five times a week when I can. And I do a little bit of lifting.
Q: Best weekend ever?
Maloof: Probably when we bought the Kings. We were negotiating to buy the Kings and I was actually up all night. I couldn’t sleep. And we signed the papers the next day, so it was really exciting for me. That was probably my most exciting weekend.
Q: Favorite weekend getaway?
Maloof: I come to L.A. quite a bit and I stay at the Peninsula. And I go to Orange County and I like to stay at the Montage. That’s a nice getaway for me.
Q: Guilty weekend pleasure?
Maloof: I’ve had a lot of guilty weekends in the past but not too many any more.
Q: Favorite local restaurant?
Maloof: If you take out all the restaurants at the Palms, there’s a great restaurant at the Encore called Botero. I enjoy going there and having a steak dinner. That’s a really great restaurant.
Q: Do you have any routine weekend chores?
Maloof: I sweep the floor. I sweep the backyard. Actually, I used to do that when I was younger. That was my job -- sweeping the kitchen. So I like to sweep a little bit.