The new owners of the Seattle SuperSonics and the WNBA's Storm said Monday they had reached an agreement in principle to acquire 21.2 acres of land on the shore of Lake Washington in suburban Renton for a new arena.
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire sent a letter to Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels on Wednesday, urging him to let the Seattle SuperSonics and Storm basketball franchises know where the city stands on making improvements to KeyArena.
A year after formally taking ownership of the Seattle SuperSonics and WNBA Storm, and with no plans for a new arena here, owner Clay Bennett said Friday he will file with the NBA to relocate the teams to Oklahoma City.
Clay Bennett, the owner of the NBA SuperSonics and WNBA Storm, was asked Thursday about the future of Sonics' head coach Bob Hill and general manager Rick Sund in relation to Bennett's visions for the team.
A delayed plan for a state-of-the-art arena in the Seattle suburbs that would seat approximately 18,500 and cost more than $500 million -- including $300 million from taxpayers -- will reach the state Legislature by month's end, SuperSonics and Storm