Common questions

Who was the best Seattle SuperSonics player?

Who was the best Seattle SuperSonics player?

The 5 greatest Supersonics,Thunder players of all time

  1. Gary Payton.
  2. Kevin Durant.
  3. Russell Westbrook.
  4. Shawn Kemp. Shawn Kemp should be so much higher on this list.
  5. Jack Sikma. He may not be a household name, but Jack Sikma was a terrific big man in his day.

Who played for Seattle SuperSonics?

Seattle SuperSonics All-Star Game Selections

Season Player Team
1994-1995 Detlef Schrempf Seattle SuperSonics
1993-1994 Shawn Kemp Seattle SuperSonics
1993-1994 Gary Payton Seattle SuperSonics
1992-1993 Shawn Kemp Seattle SuperSonics

Who is the all time leading scorer for the Seattle SuperSonics?

Guard Gary Payton
Guard Gary Payton He became the Sonics’ all-time leading scorer last season, and also holds the team records for steals, assists, minutes, field goals, and three pointers.

Who played for the Sonics in the 90s?

Per Game

Rk 2PA
1 Xavier McDaniel 19.1
2 Derrick McKey 11.3
3 Shawn Kemp 11.1
4 Benoit Benjamin 10.1

Who is the greatest thunder of all time?

Ray Allen. 24.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 89.9 FT pct, four-time All-Star.

  • Fred Brown. 14.6 ppg, 3.3 apg, 85.5 FT pct,
  • Dale Ellis. 20.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 41.8 3-pt FG pct, ’86-87 Most Improved Player.
  • Dennis Johnson. 14.2 ppg, 2.9 apg, 1.5 spg, 1979 Finals MVP, two-time All-Star.
  • Dick Snyder.
  • Why did the NBA leave Seattle?

    After failing to persuade local governments to pay for a new $500 million arena complex, Bennett’s group notified the NBA that it intended to move the team to Oklahoma City and requested arbitration with the city of Seattle to be released from its lease with KeyArena.

    Are the Seattle SuperSonics coming back?

    Seattle Supersonics Return The current TV rights deal will expire at the end of the 2024-25 season making this the first likely season for NBA expansion. The Sonics are the most likely of all teams to join the NBA either as an NBA expansion franchise or through relocation.

    Who is the greatest OKC player of all time?

    Career Leaders

    • Gary Payton* 999.
    • Fred Brown. 963.
    • Nick Collison. 910.
    • Russell Westbrook. 821.
    • Nate McMillan. 796.
    • Jack Sikma* 715.
    • Kevin Durant. 641.
    • Shawn Kemp. 625.

    Who is the best Miami Heat player of all time?

    Dwyane Wade is the most successful player in Heat history. His achievements include Finals Most Valuable Player Award in 2006, All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award in 2010, 11 consecutive All-Star Game selections and eight All-NBA Teams selections.

    Who is the best OKC player?

    Franchise all-time best players (Regular season)

    Russell Westbrook 821 80.1
    Kevin Durant 641 88.2
    Gary Payton 999 72.6
    Jack Sikma 715 83.6

    Is there a Seattle Super Sonic basketball team?

    The arena meets modern NBA standards. Seattle still owns all the history with the Supersonics name so an expansion franchise can take the name and reclaim the history similar to when the Cleveland Browns were moved to Baltimore and later an expansion team was placed in Cleveland.

    Where do the Seattle SuperSonics play?

    The SuperSonics played their home games mainly at the Seattle Center Coliseum, the Kingdome during eight seasons, and the Tacoma Dome for one season while the Coliseum was being remodeled and later renamed KeyArena.

    Who was the first owner of the Seattle SuperSonics?

    Sam Schulman owned the team from its 1967 inception until 1983. It was then owned by Barry Ackerley (1983-2001), and then Basketball Club of Seattle, headed by Starbucks chairman emeritus, former president and CEO Howard Schultz (2001-2006).