Fans show love, support for Sonics as end of Seattle era potentially looms
SEATTLE -- For one, perhaps final, night, optimism trumped doom in Seattle.
If this really was the last time the SuperSonics played in this city, nobody convinced the more than 15,000 fans who showed up to watch their beloved team rally to beat the Dallas Mavericks 99-95 on Sunday night.
They chanted "Save our Sonics!" and had a far less gracious chant for Sonics owner Clay Bennett. They roared "GP!" when Gary Payton, the star point guard during Seattle's last heyday in the mid-1990s, ...
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