Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/9/13
Kings AKA Supersonics? The last time the NBA had a game in Seattle, Washington was on April 13, 2008 when the Seattle Supersonics would go out in high fashion as they took down the Dallas Mavericks by a score of 99-95. At that time Kevin Durant was still becoming a household name and Clay Bennett was quickly becoming Seattle public enemy No. 1. After having to watch their former franchise become one of the best in the business, led by the likes of Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden (now departed), many Seattle fans felt left out of an excellent organization that should have been theirs. The thought-provoking and exploratory documentary “Sonicsgate” exposed the backdoor dealings between Bennett, the NBA, and other important players, further lighting a spark in Seattle to lay claim to what was rightfully theirs. As the years wore on things began to look bleak despite a passionate calling for basketball in Seattle. After all, with such a rich bed of talent and prime market, wh...
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