Some guy inbounded the ball to Hassett. He shot it with a flick, as it were a free-throw. Only it was a 28-footer, and was quite good.
Tag Archives: Seattle SuperSonics
Gary Payton Talks the Talk, 1995
He’s ornery, aggressive, loud, and now he’s all of the things the Sonics hoped when they made him the No. 2 overall pick in the 1990 college draft.
Jack Sikma: A Less-Natural Star, 1997
Long before grunge, coffee, and Microsoft became Seattle pop icons, there were just the Space Needle and Sikma’s less-natural act—two vertical symbols, solitary, timeless, and unique unto themselves.
￼The NBA’s Five Toughest Arenas, 1975
Despite the inexorable march of progress, some places in the league are still tougher to play in than others.
Gus Williams: Does He Get Enough Respect? 1981
Respect has always come grudgingly to the Seattle SuperSonics’ super-quick guard.
￼Lenny Wilkens: Supersonic Miracle, 1979
The praise Lenny received in the past and the praise he is hearing again today are not hollow. Especially now that the words are not confined to a few hundred miles of the Puget Sound, we must begin to know that Durocher was wrong: good guys can finish first.
￼Lenny Wilkens: Player Lenny Wins Coach’s Crop, 1971
Lenny Wilkens, a handsome sort, smiles readily but speaks restrainedly, in a low voice, in sincere tone.
￼Fred Brown: Reeling in the Years, 1980
Sometimes when others are talking shooters, Brown becomes a little defensive about his growing reputation as a glamorous gunslinger who can’t ride and rope, but boy, can he shoot.
￼Bob Lanier: Milwaukee Bound, 1980
Bob Lanier scored points. Bob Lanier grabbed rebounds. Bob Lanier pitched assists. Bob Lanier added spirit. And the second-place Bucks were challenging again, two to three games from the lead.
￼Bob Rule: Sonic Boomer, 1970
Bob Rule is having an interesting existence as the big man in the lives of the Seattle SuperSonics. His development in two years has been monumental.