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.
April 18, 2008 11:28 AM
Posted by Percy Allen
Standing outside the St. Regis Hotel, I spotted Larry Bird leaving the hotel. A bunch of media (myself, the Tacoma News Tribune writer and Chris Sheridan of ESPN.com) tried to chase him down, but Larry Legend ducked inside a black limousine before we reached him.
I didn't think Bird could move that fast.
Brian Robinson, co-president of Save Our Sonics, said he briefly chatted with one of the Maloof brothers as the Sacramento Kings co-owner left the hotel. According to Robinson, Maloof said it didn't look good (for Seattle).
Still there's a feeling that the meeting is breaking up and we could have an annoucement pretty soon.
The security inside this place is tight and the NBA security guards are giving us media types the ugly eye. Everybody has been cordial and respectful, but it's clear there's some tension in the air.
This hotel isn't new to media types buzzing around. I heard Eva Mendes and Henry Kissinger are also staying here. No word on the Pope, whose New York visit has gridlocked traffic in midtown.
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
Abandoned Vehicle Sale November 28, 2014 at...
Bibles - Family heirloom. Stolen from stora...
Football Jerseys - 35 kids size 30 adult si...
POST A FREE LISTING