Leak in roof delays Mavericks-Hawks game
game between the Nets and Heat was delayed about 30 minutes because of water dripping onto the court. In 1986 in Seattle, a game between the SuperSonics and Phoenix Suns was called off because of rain leaking through the arena roof.
Payton has 17 and Oregon State defeats Washington 64-50
pair of free throws from senior Shawn Kemp Jr. It was the second matchup between the famous offspring of former Seattle SuperSonics teammates, Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton. The Huskies won the first one, 56-43 in Seattle on Jan. 15. The younger
Karl's goal for Cousins: Wash away 'basketball hell'
Newly hired head coach George Karl compares Kings center DeMarcus Cousins to Gary Payton and discusses his intentions for the remainder of the season.
Five free-agent coaches the Magic may consider
to get back on the sidelines to capture the title that has eluded him. The closest he got was in 1996 with the Seattle SuperSonics , who lost in six games to a Chicago Bulls team coming off a sweep of the Magic in the Eastern Conference finals
Washington pulls away late to beat Oregon State 56-43
Payton started the game watching behind the Oregon State bench before joining the elder Kemp courtside as the former Seattle SuperSonics teammates watched their sons meet. The parents spent most of halftime signing autographs and posing for pictures
Kemp, Andrews lead Washington past Seattle 63-48
from behind the 3-point arc, while Kemp went on a dunking spree in the arena his father once played for the Seattle SuperSonics . Kemp had three dunks as part of Washington's 19-6 run to open the second half. Quevyn Winters added 12 off
Kevin Durant staying with Nike
the swoosh!'' Durant signed with Nike in 2007, right about the time he was drafted in the first round by the Seattle SuperSonics . His KD shoes have been popular since the first was released in 2009. Durant has since blossomed, winning the
Former Washington star Bob Houbregs dies at 82
Boston Celtics and Fort Wayne Pistons during his brief NBA career. Houbregs also served as general manager of the Seattle SuperSonics in the early years of the franchise. Houbregs was inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame in 1987.
Tom Chambers' jump from Seattle to Phoenix pioneered unrestricted free agency in the NBA
players. The 1987 All-Star Game MVP, Chambers had averaged 20.4 points per game over five seasons with the Seattle SuperSonics after being traded from the San Diego Clippers and had helped lead the team to a berth in the 1987 Western Conference finals
Ex-Cavs coach Wilkens would trade for Love 'in a heartbeat'
team during the cherished era of Brad Daugherty, Mark Price and Larry Nance (1986-93). He also coached the Seattle SuperSonics to an NBA championship in 1979 and was an assistant under Chuck Daly with the original Dream Team in the 1992 Olympics