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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:34 pm
  • TheRealDTM wrote:
    edogg23 wrote:I know Mr. Allen is a very busy man, but I wish he would have showed up in person to lend some support to Seattle instead of sending someone in his place.


    He sent the president of the Seahawks.


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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:37 pm
  • The suspense...
    GREEDY PUNK PAUL ALLEN, THIS LOSS IS ON YOU.
    "I don't give a crap WHAT you gotta pay, Kam is worth it and I don't want to lose a shot at another SB cuz you - a freaking BILLIONAIRE, are cheapskating Kam over a freaking $900,000.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:39 pm
  • I want to pull my hair out!!!
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:40 pm
  • Any idea how long we will have to wait? Its almost 5 Eastern. I doubt we will get the vote we want but it will be very interesting to see how many voters Hansen has swayed.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:40 pm
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:42 pm

Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:43 pm
  • Anyone wanna call the shot? Time and outcome... anything to kill time while we wait!
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:45 pm
  • I have that same feeling in my gut that I used to get playing football before kickoff... Not because I think it won't go our way, I remain confident, but because my nerves are going a little crazy right now.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:46 pm
  • Camera Flipping out... get on the mic and get it over with!
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:47 pm
  • DHawk wrote:Anyone wanna call the shot? Time and outcome... anything to kill time while we wait!


    I just have a feeling with the lawsuit that came out yesterday the mkney we are putting into this.
    I think we get the kings.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:48 pm
  • I just don't see how we come away with nothing. Has there been an ownership group this prepared, qualified and ready to build an arena in any sport that's been denied and walked away with nothing?
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:49 pm
  • Hawknballs wrote:I just don't see how we come away with nothing. Has there been an ownership group this prepared, qualified and ready to build an arena in any sport that's been denied and walked away with nothing?

    Probably. Nobody would remember the failed attempts, really.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:49 pm
  • Hawknballs wrote:I just don't see how we come away with nothing. Has there been an ownership group this prepared, qualified and ready to build an arena in any sport that's been denied and walked away with nothing?

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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:50 pm
  • Hawknballs wrote:I just don't see how we come away with nothing. Has there been an ownership group this prepared, qualified and ready to build an arena in any sport that's been denied and walked away with nothing?


    I'm right there with you but we're talking about David Stern being involved...
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:51 pm
  • I need a drink..
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:51 pm
  • I see a head in the room!
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:52 pm
  • I can see this happening, NBA keeps team in Sacramento, pays Maloofs the difference in price out of their coffers to eliminate any litigation of Anti Trust, awards Seattle Expansion team in 2015 season.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:53 pm
  • I just can't see expansion happening... especially after Ballmer's attitude towards it after the recommendation
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:54 pm
  • I'm anxious
    GREEDY PUNK PAUL ALLEN, THIS LOSS IS ON YOU.
    "I don't give a crap WHAT you gotta pay, Kam is worth it and I don't want to lose a shot at another SB cuz you - a freaking BILLIONAIRE, are cheapskating Kam over a freaking $900,000.
    You cheapskate."
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:55 pm
  • Pstark3 wrote:I just can't see expansion happening... especially after Ballmer's attitude towards it after the recommendation


    Everyone is reading too much into that. His attitude has nothing to do with it. If the NBA feels it will make all the owners wealthy they will expand. The only problem with expansion is that there are other teams that are on the bubble as far as being money-makers already, just not on the brink of being relocated as the kings were. There's a saturation of low-earners.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:56 pm
  • I called into work today cause of this
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 12:59 pm
  • RealDeal wrote:I called into work today cause of this

    Hope your employer doesn't know you post here, haha.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:01 pm
  • Completely on the edge of my seat. Every time there's a new tweet that leads with a positive or negative word I overreact. At least I'm home from work now.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:01 pm
  • vote is being wrapped up right now.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:03 pm
  • Being a Seattle sports fan my whole life is keeping me from getting my hopes up right now...
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:04 pm
  • Have faith!!
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:04 pm
  • AbsolutNET wrote:Being a Seattle sports fan my whole life is keeping me from getting my hopes up right now...


    I just made the depressing realization that the Sonics have been good more recently than the Mariners have. Despite not existing for the last five years.

    Life as a Seattle fan is rough.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:05 pm
  • Come on NBA, give us a team!
    GREEDY PUNK PAUL ALLEN, THIS LOSS IS ON YOU.
    "I don't give a crap WHAT you gotta pay, Kam is worth it and I don't want to lose a shot at another SB cuz you - a freaking BILLIONAIRE, are cheapskating Kam over a freaking $900,000.
    You cheapskate."
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:05 pm
  • Shaz wrote:Have faith!!


    I DO have faith in the Seattle way...that's why I can't get my hopes up :D
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:05 pm
  • CrimsonWazzu wrote:
    TheRealDTM wrote:
    edogg23 wrote:I know Mr. Allen is a very busy man, but I wish he would have showed up in person to lend some support to Seattle instead of sending someone in his place.


    He sent the president of the Seahawks.


    McLaughlin?


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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:06 pm
  • MidwestHawker wrote:
    AbsolutNET wrote:Being a Seattle sports fan my whole life is keeping me from getting my hopes up right now...


    I just made the depressing realization that the Sonics have been good more recently than the Mariners have. Despite not existing for the last five years.

    Life as a Seattle fan is rough.



    Which means we are due for things to go our way!
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:07 pm
  • AbsolutNET wrote:
    Shaz wrote:Have faith!!


    I DO have faith in the Seattle way...that's why I can't get my hopes up :D


    The sun shines 60 days a year for us

    Today will be that day
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:07 pm
  • I wonder how many pages this thread will have in it by the end of the day.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:08 pm
  • Too many
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:09 pm
  • So if they turn us down for everything. What do you think will happen next?
    I dont think we will I just want your thoughts.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:09 pm
  • my dream scenario

    we get the kings
    hire phil jackson as GM
    sign kevin durant after his contract is done in OKC
    win the championship
    all while seahawks win back to back owls
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:09 pm
  • Msfann wrote:Which means we are due for things to go our way!


    Meh. "Due" isn't a thing. That said, I'm obviously bothering to get my hopes up or I wouldn't be glued to this story right now.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:10 pm
  • RealDeal wrote:So if they turn us down for everything. What do you think will happen next?
    I dont think we will I just want your thoughts.


    We go to court
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:11 pm
  • MidwestHawker wrote:
    Msfann wrote:Which means we are due for things to go our way!


    Meh. "Due" isn't a thing. That said, I'm obviously bothering to get my hopes up or I wouldn't be glued to this story right now.


    No need to pick apart what i said, you obviously know what i mean. lets be positive people! :D
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:12 pm
  • Crizilla wrote:my dream scenario

    we get the kings
    hire phil jackson as GM
    sign kevin durant after his contract is done in OKC
    win the championship
    all while seahawks win back to back owls


    When we get a team there is no doubt in my mind KD will be a sonic again.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:12 pm
  • Huh?? I just read an article (http://mynorthwest.com/11/2274618/Fingers-Crossed) saying that the voting will take place tomorrow!!! I've been waiting all day for news to break.

    Anybody know for sure, today or tomorrow?
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:14 pm
  • As far as i know they are voting right now, however if they delay it that could only be to the good for Seattle because it means it's not as clear cut as the original committee vote would have indicated.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:14 pm
  • They're voting right now
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:15 pm
  • I dont think there are taking this long to come out plus have a news conference waiting if it was not today.
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:15 pm
  • Crizilla wrote:my dream scenario

    we get the kings
    hire phil jackson as GM
    sign kevin durant after his contract is done in OKC
    win the championship
    all while seahawks win back to back owls


    Would those be Superb Owls..?
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:17 pm
  • I could see 5 owners backing us for sure

    LAL- Phil Jackson girlfriend
    LAC- Crazy
    SAC - Maloofs
    POR - Seahawks/Allen
    DAL- Cuban
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:18 pm
  • Boston's owner is friends with Hansen too I have heard
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:20 pm
  • Throwdown wrote:Boston's owner is friends with Hansen too I have heard

    explains why he and Cuban were getting upset with stern
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:21 pm
  • If ever the owners in a league had something tangible to gain from a lame-duck comissioner, now's the time....
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Re: NBA returning to Seattle?
Wed May 15, 2013 1:23 pm
  • *edit* nm they (maloofs) have returned to the room.
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