Tag: Basketball

March Madness

March 24th, 2009

This past weekend while many of you are studying NCAA "bracketology" and mourning the Huskies' loss to Purdue, kids from all over Seattle competed in the city league basketball championships. From morning to night kids raced on the fast break, sank three-pointers, set clean picks, bounce-passed to the inside and played all [More]


Settlement with the OKC Guys

July 3rd, 2008

Yesterday the City and the Pro Basketball Club (the OKC Guys) settled the lawsuit over contract performance just before Superior Court Judge Marsha Pechman was due to release her decision. While it's painful to see the Sonics leave Seattle and unsatisfying to not hold the OKC Guys accountable to their contract to [More]


Long-distance Storm fan

February 1st, 2008

On Monday we introduced legislation that will lead to a renegotiation of the Seattle Storm's lease at Key Arena. The new owners have committed publicly that they want to remain in Key Arena no matter what happens with the Sonics. This seems like a great opportunity to lock the team into longer-term [More]


Sonic Love

August 23rd, 2007

I've received quite a few emails from people applauding my support for not letting the Sonics/Storm ownership bail from Key Arena before the current lease expires in 2010. Whether you're a basketball fan or not (and I am, though probably in the middle of the 1-10 fervor scale), it makes sense to: [More]