Sonics Trial Blog
Seattle Times reporters Percy Allen, Jim Brunner and Danny O'Neil are filing updates from the courthouse throughout the day.
July 2, 2008 11:49 AM
Posted by Percy Allen
That's what The Oklahoman is reporting on their Web site.
Apparently, Seattle City Councilmember Richard McIver says talks are being held up by Howard Schultz's lawsuit, the one in which he's seeking to undo his 2006 sale of the team to Clay Bennett.
"I hear that they were trying to work one up but I didn't know whether they were successful or not," Councilmember Richard McIver told The Oklahoman . "And I thought it was around something where (the Sonics owners) were trying to get Seattle to involve Schultz's suit withdrawal and that didn't come out, so I guess it fell apart."
I'm making phone calls trying to confirm if talks are ongoing.
Also, my colleague Jim Brunner just tried Seattle Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis, and he refused comment.
Judge Marsha Pechman is scheduled to post her ruling in the trial at 4 p.m.
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