Sonics micro, but not soft

Updated: March 8, 2005, 12:58 PM ET
By Frank Hughes | Special to ESPN.com

For the better part of 15 years, the Seattle SuperSonics have been one of the softest, least intimidating teams in the NBA.

Part of that is due to personnel, having had Benoit Benjamin, Ervin Johnson, Jim McIlvaine, Vin Baker, Billy Owens, Predrag Drobnjak, Vladimir Stepania and, of course, the inimitable Calvin Booth roaming the paint, providing as much fear as a group of Bel-Air Cub Scouts in south central L.A.

The closest thing the Sonics have had to an enforcer over the years ...

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