Bring back our Seattle Sonics Rally: The fan’s message heard loud and clear

Back to the drawing board for Supersonics fans

NWSB insider Jared Galde brings us his intimate feelings about the Seattle Supersonics rally at Occidental Park on Thursday. With the hero’s of Seattle’s past, and some of the biggest names in the Seattle music scene, the crowd of nearly 6,000 hung on every word. New found savior Chris Hansen stood at the mic and said this can happen, and will happen with the support of Seattle sports fans.

Portlander’s Take on Seattle Supersonics and OKC Beef

Back when the Sonics were Super (photo sportsecyclopedia.com)

NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with a very sensitive subject. The Sonics fans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder beef. Blair likens this to a bad breakup between a boyfriend and girlfriend, where the Thunder are the hot gf who goes on to make it big in life, and the Sonics fans are the bf who can’t seem to let go or get on with his life.

Hello NBA! Jared Cunningham takes the biggest leap of his life

Jared Cunningham, Oregon State Beavers

NWSB insider Rick Stella brings us his take on the announcement that Oregon State Beavers basketball player Jared Cunningham is going to declare for the 2012 NBA Draft. While fans may be upset with the decision, history shows it was probably a good bet. Now that he’s leaving Oregon State, though, can players like Roberto Nelson and Ahmad Starks step up to fill the void Cunningham leaves behind?

A potential trail of Beaver tears from Corvallis to Champaign?

Craig Robinson, Jared Cunningham

NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us news of potential major changes at Oregon State University. Men’s hoops coach Craig Robinson may be lured close to his hometown to take the reigns at Illinois while the Beavers star player Jared Cunningham could easily join the NBA ranks if he desires. This could lead to a big trail of tears in Corvallis.

Northwest Coach Profiles: Nate McMillan

Nate McMillan

Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past Seattle Supersonics and current Portland Trailblazers bench boss Nate McMillan. Steve Lee one of our northwest hoops bloggers points out with a little luck on his side, chances are, the Trail Blazers and McMillan will soon reap the rewards of all their efforts and hard work.

Oregon State Beavers Don’t Deserve NIT…Yet

Craig Robinson, Oregon State Basketball

NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his reasons why the Oregon State Beavers don’t deserve to make the NIT tournament yet. Although anything is possible in this year’s Pac-12, these Beavers are not anywhere close to the memories of when Gary Payton was a Beaver. Craig Robinson is slowly bringing this team back to relevance and if the team can make a run at the Pac-12 tournament.

Let’s get to know: Oregon St. hoops star Jared Cunningham in the spotlight

Jared Cunningham

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers blogger Rick Stella brings us a good piece on the Beavers today. Jared Cunningham is under the spotlight for the Beavs. Jared’s school record for steals by a sophomore saw him eclipsing, who else, Gary Payton by 13 steals. Payton, in the ’87-88 season, thieved 72 balls, whereas Cunningham swiped 85, linking him with the “next Gary Payton” moniker.

My Starting Five – Seattle SuperSonics All Time Starters

Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp

NWSB Insider and Seattle Supersonics blogger Brandon Choate tells us the five players that make up his all time starting team in the next chapter of our Moments In Time series on Northwest sports teams. The players mentioned on this list include: Nate McMillan, Jack Sikma, Fred Brown, Shawn Kemp, and Gary Payton. That sounds like a dream team to me!

Creme de la Creme: The 5 Best Coaches in Supersonics History

George Karl

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.

Top 5 Seattle Supersonics Hoops Players In Team History

Payton & Kemp

Our man on the Washington sports beat Jason Green weighs in with his look at the top 5 Seattle Supersonics Hoops Players of All Time! Gary Payton “The Glove” makes the list at Number 1,Shawn Kemp also finds himself in this one…

EA Sports: 1990’s Sonics Comeback In NBA Jam

That was our team that you ripped away

Its time for some Monday Seattle Supersonics hoops news. EA Sports is saying the powerhouse Seattle Supersonics of the 1990s would return in this year’s NBA Jam…

Oregon St. Beavers Hoops History Top 5 Players

OSU

Our man on the Oregon sports beat Matt Martz weighs in with his look at the top 5 University of Oregon State Beavers Hoops Players of All Time!

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