Follow the Sonics off and on the court with reporters Percy Allen and Jayda Evans.
About comments: Help us maintain civil and mature comment threads by reporting inappropriate posts. Record the name of the commenter and the time and date of the offending comment and . Thanks. Changes are coming in the months ahead to our comment functionality that will allow us to better-control the content.
January 27, 2008 10:22 PM
Posted by Jayda Evans
So, Sonics chairman Clay Bennett sat in a suite with GM Sam Presti and NBA legend Bill Russell tonight. When a fan spotted the Oklahoma-based owner, he voiced his passionate opinions, allegedly calling Bennett a "thief" and begging for the new owner to sell the team. Well, the fan was swiftly kicked out, according to an e-mail documentation. Bennett supposedly delivered a message to the fan as he and his girlfriend were escorted out of the building that "more respect" needed to be shown. The fan's response? That a $300 investment toward some banner that will fly around New Orleans at the All-Star game with the message "STOP CLAY -- SONICS MUST STAY" was the best drop of cash he's ever made.
The Sonics confirmed that Bennett was in attendance but did not comment about the fan's removal.
Jul 9, 08 - 01:01 PM
Stern tries to block Schultz's lawsuit
Jul 7, 08 - 03:55 PM
Photos of new OKC team
Jul 2, 08 - 05:25 PM
Jul 2, 08 - 11:49 AM
City and the Sonics discussing settlement?
Jul 1, 08 - 06:09 PM
Summer league roster released
Furniture & home furnishings
3 electric hospital beds - $2,000 obo (425)...
7 Toning Tables - Excellent Condition $1,50...
Akc boxer pups
POST A FREE LISTING