Schultz's effort to get Sonics back is a legal long shot

Updated: April 16, 2008, 7:05 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

With the NBA expected to approve the Seattle SuperSonics' relocation to Oklahoma City on Friday, former Sonics owner Howard Schultz thinks he can rescue the team for Seattle with a lawsuit. When he sold the team for $350 million in 2006, Schultz thought the new owners would work to keep the team in Seattle. Recently disclosed e-mails sent by the new owners now indicate that the new owners had no plans to keep the team in Seattle and were hoping for a quick move.

Schultz and his attorneys ...

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