Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 5/14/13
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Top Five Sonics The Revenge of David Stern appears to have reached an unhappy conclusion for Seattle. But while this is a short-term setback, Seattle is almost guaranteed to have an NBA team in the next few years. The city is one of the largest markets in America, it’s a basketball hotbed, it’s already proven it can support multiple professional sports teams, and a brand new multi-sport arena is in the works. The last item, the arena, is an absolute necessity for a modern NBA team and something many franchises (like Sacramento or Milwaukee) are lacking. So take heart, Seattle, it’s only a matter of time. On that note, I spent a couple hours that I should’ve used applying for internships, replacing my dying computer, or cleaning my car watching old Sonics highlights to put together the all-time starting five. The following are the five greatest players to ever step foot onto a Seattle professional basketball court. Center:  Any real Sonics fan should know the roster of the 1979 NBA c...
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