Sonics Trial Blog
Seattle Times reporters Percy Allen, Jim Brunner and Danny O'Neil are filing updates from the courthouse throughout the day.
June 16, 2008 4:03 PM
Posted by Percy Allen
Former KeyArena manager Jyo Singh said the relationship between the Sonics and KeyArena staff will not be dysfunctional if the team plays there for the next two years.
Singh has been the building's manager for 11 years. He's been the director of director of commercial facilities and events at the Seattle Center for three years.
"We're there to produce the highest quality that we can," Singh said.
Singh said building's staff treated the Seattle Thunderbirds fairly last season. The T-Birds played at KeyArena and are moving to Kent next fall.
Seattle attorney Greg Narver tried to submit a YouTube video of NBA Commissioner David Stern raving about KeyArena during a 1995 interview with KJR talkshow host Mitch Levy.
Sonics attorneys, however, objected to admitting the video clip as evidence. Judge Marsha Pechman grilled Narver for a few minutes about the relevance of the clip. The video was not admitted.
Narver concluded his questioning at 3:56 p.m and Paul Taylor is cross examining with only a few minutes remaining before the trial will break for the day.
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