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  • Mourning’s No-Show Fuels More Trade Talk In Charlotte


  • Questions Remain, But Time Is Right For Sonics To Shine

    New arena. Same team. New season. Same expectations. New uniforms. Same coach. The more the Seattle SuperSonics change, the more they stay the same.

  • Sonics Complete 12-Man Roster With Mcmillan On Ir, Othick And Wilson Waived

    The Seattle SuperSonics reduced their roster on Tuesday to 12, the NBA maximum, by placing veteran guard Nate McMillan on the injured reserve list and waiving free agents Matt Othick …

  • Bullets Trade For Pack

    The Washington Bullets, attempting to fill the void left by the injured Mark Price, obtained point guard Robert Pack from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for forward Don MacLean and …

  • Chicago, Other Beasts Hail From East Getting Rodman Makes Bulls Team To Beat

    Time will tell if Dennis Rodman (left) can get along with Michael Jordan. Photo by Associated Press

  • Sonics: No Need To Panic Karl Says Team Didn’t Play Poorly In Playoffs; Wants Kemp, Payton To Lead

    Losing to the Denver Nuggets two years ago was one thing. Losing in the first round of the playoffs last season was something else entirely. Seattle SuperSonics coach George Karl …

  • Sonics End Preseason With Loss To Grizzlies

    Detlef Schrempf threw his gum. Benoit Benjamin pranced and danced. And the Seattle SuperSonics lost their final exhibition game to the expansion Vancouver Grizzlies, 105-104.

  • Sonics Escape From Warriors

    Gary Payton scored 20 points and the Seattle Sonics rallied after blowing an 18-point halftime lead to defeat the Golden State Warriors 112-108. Shawn Kemp and Detlef Schrempf added 19 …

  • Nba, Referees Still Butt Heads

    Negotiators for the NBA’s locked-out referees met with league officials, six days before the start of the season, but left feeling discouraged about the progress of negotiations. The NBA locked …

  • Sports People

    Nate Cast, a Northern Arizona freshman football player, was killed in one-car accident east of Barstow, Calif., after his vehicle blew a rear tire and rolled. … Former Indianapolis Colts …

  • Bad Ankle Handicaps Mcmillan

    The left ankle of Seattle SuperSonics guard Nate McMillan didn’t hold up well after its test run Wednesday. Pain and soreness in his surgically repaired ankle caused McMillan to return …

  • Bulls Sign Edwards

    The Chicago Bulls have added a center old enough to remember disco music, wear bell-bottoms and know Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was once Lew Alcindor. James Edwards, who will be 40 on …

  • O’Neal Set For Surgery

    Shaquille O’Neal will have surgery on his broken right thumb and may be sidelined until just before New Year’s. “I want to be playing by Christmas, but I’m not going …

  • Shaq Sidelined For One Month

    Shaquille O’Neal could be out at least a month after sustaining possible ligament damage in his right thumb during an NBA exhibition between the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat in …

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  • Webber Set For Examination

    Washington Bullets forward Chris Webber, who was originally scheduled to meet with team doctors Monday, will have his dislocated shoulder examined today in Landover, Md. General manager John Nash said …

  • Hawkins’ Foul Shot Vaults Sonics To Win

    Hersey Hawkins sank a key free throw with 1.9 seconds left Monday to give the Seattle SuperSonics a 99-97 victory over the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game at the …

  • Nba Junkies To Get Their Fill

    NBA fans the world over will be able to check scores, listen to live broadcasts, watch video clips and get up-to-date statistics, all on a World Wide Web page being …

  • Bulls’ Stars Drop Seattle, Stop Sonics’ 3-Game Win Streak

    Michael Jordan scored 27 points and Scottie Pippen added 21 Saturday night, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 101-97 NBA exhibition victory over the visiting Seattle SuperSonics. Dennis Rodman grabbed …

  • Kemp Ignites Seattle In Win Against Indiana

    Shawn Kemp scored 11 of his 19 points in the decisive third period as the Seattle SuperSonics defeated the Indiana Pacers 118-95 Friday night in an NBA exhibition game at …

  • Sports People

    Seattle Sonics guard Gary Payton has gone to court in Chicago to determine the paternity of a 3-year-old boy. Payton said he has supported the child for three years and …

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  • Nba Says Please Keep Noise Down

    “Shout” will be a little quieter this season at NBA arenas. The league that originated the sporting event-cum-rock concert is toning down its act, asking teams to turn down the …

  • Coleman Out With Ailment

    Derrick Coleman has a “minor heartbeat irregularity,” and the New Jersey Nets star will miss at least the first five games of the NBA season. The Nets said the 28-year-old …

  • Here’s Johnny! Stockton, Jazz Vie For Loyalties Against The Sonics

    Hometown hero John Stockton leads the Utah Jazz into Spokane tonight to meet the Seattle Sonics in the Arena. Photo by J. Bart Raynaik/The Spokesman-Review

  • Van Exel In Midseason Form In Beating Sonics At End

    For a play that hasn’t been worked on in training camp, Nick Van Exel executed it perfectly. The third-year point guard scored on a driving layup with 2 seconds remaining …

  • Rodman Gives Bulls Flair, Red Hair

    A white towel covering his bright red hair, Dennis Rodman joined his teammates in sideline huddles and even wore his sneakers while sitting on the bench. In the game, Rodman …

  • Kemp On A Mission After Snub?

    After being snubbed during the off-season by the U.S. Olympic basketball team selection committee, Shawn Kemp appears ready to prove the committee wrong. Yet he claims his outstanding fitness level …

  • Jordan, Rodman Combine For Bulls

    Michael Jordan scored 18 points in his first exhibition game since 1992 and a spirited Dennis Rodman added 10 rebounds in his Bulls debut as Chicago opened the preseason Friday …

  • Supersonics Spent Summer Soul-Searching Many Questions Need Answering Before 1995-96 Season Begins

    Kemp was Seattle’s only solid playoff performer. Photo by Associated Press



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