Friday, October 27, 2006
The new owners, Clay Bennett and a group of investors, are from Oklahoma City. That's significant because Oklahoma City has had a taste of NBA basketball that started when the New Orleans Hornets were blown out of their home by Hurricane Katrina. Oklahomans seem to be hooked -- tickets to the Hornets games at Ford Center sold out 24 times last season. Average attendance was over 18,000 per game...compared to 16,199 per game in Seattle's KeyArena.
Bennett has said he'll do all he can to keep the SuperSonics at least in the vicinity of Seattle. But when the Hornets go back to New Orleans next season, what then?
Sunday, October 15, 2006
Hinrich ended up with 11 points to Collison's 12, but the Bulls pulled the game out in OT, 110-105. Pretty darn close, and that's how most fans in Allen Fieldhouse wanted it.
Thursday, October 05, 2006
Monday, October 02, 2006
The Sonics headed back to training cam