Sonics Trial Blog
Seattle Times reporters Percy Allen, Jim Brunner and Danny O'Neil are filing updates from the courthouse throughout the day.
June 26, 2008 6:04 AM
Posted by Jim Brunner
This is the trial's final day. First up: Sonics lawyers will try to keep Seattle Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis from taking the stand. The city's attorneys want Ceis to testify that he had no prior knowledge of the so-called "Poisoned Well" plan to financially bleed Sonics owner Clay Bennett into selling the team.
After that, the lawyers will make their closing arguments about whether the team should be allowed to get out of the KeyArena lease before 2010.
It is not known when U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman will rule.
In preparation for closing arguments Thursday, attorneys for Sonics and the city of Seattle summed up their cases in these court filings:
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