Seattle To Obtain NBA Team, Reinstate Sonics…Not Really, I’m Dreaming Here

October 8th, 2010 by Bill Wright Leave a reply »
The NBA needs to change. 

It's not that basketball is boring--the NCAA tournament is still one of the most exciting sporting spectacles in the world.  Basketball is exciting.  In regards to the NBA, it can be much more exciting than what we are currently being exposed to.

If I were commissioner for a day...

The City of Seattle would land an NBA team. 

It could either be a transfer from Oklahoma City, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Charlotte, Memphis, or it could be an entirely new team.  This city does not have a problem with supporting their major franchises.  Heck, even the Seattle Sounders (soccer) drew very large crowds this past season.

The fever this city experiences when the old Sonics were in the playoffs was immeasurable.  No other city in the NBA could match the excitement and enthusiasm that Seattle displayed in the 1990s during the Shawn Kemp-Gary Payton runs.

I guess part of this dream would also have to see David Stern removed from office.  Good riddance.

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