Found February 22, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
A few days ago, it was reported that Kevin Durant quietly sold his Mercer Island home after being on the market for nearly two years (for the uninitiated: Mercer Island is a very wealthy city near Seattle, where people named Paul Allen and Kevin Durant live/used to live). When Durant purchased the home after being drafted in 2007, it provided a glimmer of hope for Sonics fans hoping to keep the team in Seattle. A potential superstar plants his flag in the Northwest? Maybe it meant something. Well, so much for that notion. But look how beautiful and majestic it is! Today, we are presented with the antithesis of Durant — a symbol of every reason why Seattle doesn’t have an NBA team anymore. Robert Swift was selected with the 12th pick in the 2004 draft, the first of three utterly useless 7-foot stiff the Sonics would eventually pick (in consecutive drafts, no less). He went on to play a whopping 97 NBA games, which is somehow still better than the equally stiff Saer Sene (No. 10 over...
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