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June 25, 2008 11:30 AM

You decide the Sonics trial

Posted by Percy Allen

The city filed its Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law motion this morning. It's an 82-page document, which basically says the Sonics are a unique tenant who entered into a binding "special agreement" contract to play games at KeyArena for 15 years. Sonics chairman Clay Bennett knowingly took responsibility of the lease when he bought the team and there are no provisions or out-clauses.

The Sonics filed their 18-page Fact and Conclusions of Law motion Tuesday afternoon. They claim there's a monetary figure that can compensate the city for its loss.

So here's the challenge for you so-called lawyers and anyone who ever saw an episode of Law & Order. I've posted both motions and if you've got the the time, take a look and give everyone here your expert opinion.

Here's the city's motion. and here's the motion from the Professional Basketball Club..

Nevermind the week's worth of testimony or Thursday's closing arguments. Most of that stuff is posturing and will have no effect on the outcome of the trial. All of the pertinent information is here to make a decision and this is your chance to be Judge Marsha Pechman for a day.

Make it a good ruling.

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