NWSB Writer, Brian Scott, shares his thoughts and draws comparisons between the Seattle Super Sonics departure from Seattle and the Rams pending departure from St. Louis– When word broke that the Rams were moving back to LA, it’s like all those Sonics emotions rose back to the surface again when I started reading letters and remarks from a remarkably loyal NFL supporters in St. Louis. The parallels in the circumstances of these two teams’ moves is truly remarkable.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Supersonics’ blogger Peter Edlund talks about the next step in the saga between the Sacramento Kings and Seattle’s group. While a congratulations are offered to the Kings and their fan base for rallying around the franchise and getting a deal done, a large use of public funds that has citizens questioning the new arena now looms for a city that may not have full support for an NBA team. What will Seattle do if this continues to play out?
NWSB insider Jared Galde brings us an update on the Seattle Arena Proposal by Chris Hansen and his team of investors. He tells us there is five really good reasons to love Chris Hansen, and the SonicsArena group. Chris Hansen is one of us, literally. Hansen has faced every bit of opposition carefully, methodically and with patience. He’s a hero, a saint and a visionary. The Sonics will rise again.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Supersonics blogger Clinton Bell tells us why the death threats for the Oklahoma City Thunder t-shirts are alright in his book. With the theft of the Sonics by Clay Bennett and company, the fans of Seattle should be outraged at this kind of mockery to their brand. Not only do they steal our team, but then they use our logo to snidely rip us after our former team is on the verge of a possible NBA Championship.
Seattle Washington blogger Clinton Bell tells us to all keep our fingers crossed, and mark your calendars for March 1st. There will be green and gold in Seattle once again! Christopher Hanson, a San Francisco businessman and Seattle native, has recently purchased a lot just south of Safeco Field in Seattle. Plans are to build an arena to attract a NBA franchise and NHL franchise to the city of Seattle.
Q breaks down the five best Seattle Supersonics coaches over their team history. Thru the years the Sonics had some legendary teams. Let’s not forget as well that they have 1 NBA title, and have had a ton of solid players. Lenny Wilkins leads the pack, George Karl, Bill Russell, Nate McMillan, and Paul Westphal make the list too.