Seattle SuperSonics Rumors
Seattle might have new options for developing a first-rate arena to lure professional basketball and hockey teams — and should make the most of them. The latest is an investor group expressing interest in funding a major upgrade of KeyArena, which is an ideal location for the NBA and NHL in the city.
We focus so much on the imagery that we forget what he did to earn it. Mutombo averaged slightly more than six blocked shots per game in that upset of the Seattle SuperSonics, setting a record for a five-game series. “You think about the six blocks,” his Nuggets teammate Robert Pack said. “But you think about maybe the other seven that he altered and maybe the five more that he just discouraged guys from coming into the lane.”
Calling the new NBA arena a “dynamic attraction for the entire state of Wisconsin,” Walker signed the bill at the Wisconsin State Fair Park surrounded by state lawmakers, local officials and Bucks team president Peter Feigin. “This is a good deal overall,” Walker said before signing the bill, which allayed concerns that the NBA would move the team to Las Vegas or Seattle without a new arena.
Randy Renner: Luke Ridnour was on Sonics roster when team moved to OKC, was very vocal critic of move. He also has a non-guaranteed contract. Before Ridnour played a game for the #Thunder that year he was traded to Milwaukee in the deal that brought Dez Mason back to Oklahoma. #Thunder
Plans for a proposed multipurpose arena in Seattle’s stadium district can move forward after a final environmental impact statement released Thursday found no major issues to block the project. The FEIS on investor Chris Hansen’s plans for an arena near Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field was released by the city after nearly two years of work. “We’re one step closer to bringing NHL hockey and NBA basketball to Seattle,” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said in a statement.