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Juneau Empire
The Sonics sale, 10 years laterto announce the $350 million sale of the Sonics and WNBA’s Storm by Howard Schu
The Sonics sale, 10 years later
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 days ago
to announce the $350 million sale of the Sonics and WNBA’s Storm by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. The Sonics’ 1979 NBA and the Storm’s 2004 WNBA... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Ex-Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels: Sonics were gone ‘the day they were sold’to announce the $350 million sale of the Sonics and WNBA’s Storm by Howard Schu
Ex-Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels: Sonics were gone ‘the day they were sold’
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
to announce the $350 million sale of the Sonics and WNBA’s Storm by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. The Sonics’ 1979 NBA and the Storm’s 2004 WNBA... Read more
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The Columbian
‘This was a brutal day’was the day the city’s first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
‘This was a brutal day’
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
was the day the city’s first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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14d
Yahoo Sports
Kings to play in Seattle next seasonthe franchise moving to Seattle for next season. The relocation committee is c
Kings to play in Seattle next season
Yahoo Sports / Posted 14 days ago
the franchise moving to Seattle for next season. The relocation committee is chaired by Oklahoma City Thunder owner Clay Bennett, and includes Washington's Ted Leonsis, Minnesota's Glen Taylor, Utah's Greg Miller, Miami's Mickey Arison,... Read more
14d
Yahoo Sports
Maloofs nearing deal to sell Kings to group that plans to relocate franchise to Seattleof the city's NBA history: the Sonics. "Same name and logos," a source working
Maloofs nearing deal to sell Kings to group that plans to relocate franchise to Seattle
Yahoo Sports / Posted 14 days ago
of the city's NBA history: the Sonics. "Same name and logos," a source working with the group told Y! Sports. When owner Clay Bennett moved the Sonics franchise to Oklahoma City in 2008, he left behind the name, logos and history. The Kings'... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Ballmer: NBA return to Seattle not likely within next year or two2001 before selling them to a group led by Howard Schultz, the Starbucks CEO wh
Ballmer: NBA return to Seattle not likely within next year or two
Yahoo Sports / Posted 14 days ago
2001 before selling them to a group led by Howard Schultz, the Starbucks CEO who five years later sold the team to the Clay Bennett-led group that would move the team to Oklahoma City and rebrand them as the Thunder — told Chris Daniels of KING... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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11 News Houston
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
11 News Houston / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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First Coast News
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
First Coast News / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KTVB Boise
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KTVB Boise / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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Brandon Sun
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattlewas the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard S
July 18, 2006: The day that changed sports in Seattle
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
was the day the city's first professional sports franchise was sold by Howard Schultz and the Basketball Club of Seattle to Clay Bennett and the Professional Basketball Club LLC based in Oklahoma City. It was the beginning of a process that... Read more
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Mashable
Rage over Kevin Durant's move shows how team owners hoodwink common fansSteph Curry after the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals. Image: Andrew Bernst
Rage over Kevin Durant's move shows how team owners hoodwink common fans
Mashable / Posted 22 days ago
Steph Curry after the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals. Image: Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images "I realized that Clay Bennett probably bought this basketball team in order to impress his father, father figures, and all of his buddies,"... Read more
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Daily Herald
What if Jordan had left Bulls like Durant left Thunder?on The Players Tribune, Durant thanked the Thunder for helping him grow as a pl
What if Jordan had left Bulls like Durant left Thunder?
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
on The Players Tribune, Durant thanked the Thunder for helping him grow as a player and person. Thunder chairman Clay Bennett and general manager Sam Presti thanked him for his contributions to the franchise and community. How different... Read more
23d
CBS Sports
Seven heavy thoughts on what Kevin Durant joining the Warriors meansthis situation: EVERYONE STILL GETS PAID Kevin Durant gets paid. Steph Curry
Seven heavy thoughts on what Kevin Durant joining the Warriors means
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
this situation: EVERYONE STILL GETS PAID Kevin Durant gets paid. Steph Curry gets paid. Russell Westbrook gets paid. Clay Bennett and Joe Lacob get paid, though very different amounts. Bob Myers and Sam Presti get paid. Everyone gets... Read more
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ESPN
OKC mayor 'stunned' by Durant's departurethey're likely to say Kevin Durant or they're likely to say OKC Thunder. He put
OKC mayor 'stunned' by Durant's departure
ESPN / Posted 23 days ago
they're likely to say Kevin Durant or they're likely to say OKC Thunder. He put us on the map. It's not all him -- (owner) Clay Bennett and (GM) Sam Presti have orchestrated an incredible franchise here -- but he was the face of the franchise both... Read more
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ESPN
After years of pledging loyalty, Kevin Durant finds the exit in OKCstarted informing teams of his decision, the Thunder hoped he would change his
After years of pledging loyalty, Kevin Durant finds the exit in OKC
ESPN / Posted 24 days ago
started informing teams of his decision, the Thunder hoped he would change his mind. Eight Thunder staffers, plus owner Clay Bennett, went to the Hamptons and met with Durant around 3 p.m. They weren't all front-office executives. They were the... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Thunder Arena Takes Down Kevin Durant Photo As Era Ends In OKCa sad moment for Thunder fans. Durant was the franchise’s best player from its
Thunder Arena Takes Down Kevin Durant Photo As Era Ends In OKC
New England Sports Network / Posted 24 days ago
a sad moment for Thunder fans. Durant was the franchise’s best player from its inception in 2008-09 after owner Clay Bennett moved the team from Seattle. In all honesty, the team never should have left Seattle, so Thunder fans should... Read more
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Inquirier.net
NBA: OKC thanks Durant for leaving ‘indelible mark’ on franchisebe surprised if the Oklahoma City Thunder brass would express animosity toward
NBA: OKC thanks Durant for leaving ‘indelible mark’ on franchise
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
be surprised if the Oklahoma City Thunder brass would express animosity toward their former superstar. Instead, team owner Clay Bennett and general manager Sam Presti took the high road and expressed their gratitude for everything Durant gave the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Oklahoma City’s pain in losing Kevin Durant is Seattle’s joycould this have gone any better? Puget Sounders don’t just “sports hate” the Th
Oklahoma City’s pain in losing Kevin Durant is Seattle’s joy
The Seattle Times / Posted 24 days ago
could this have gone any better? Puget Sounders don’t just “sports hate” the Thunder, they genuinely revile it. In Clay Bennett, they see a conniving owner who stole their team and altered the fabric of this city. In their five 50-plus-win... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Popper: Kevin Durant joining Golden State Warriorscontribution to our organization during his nine years were profound, on and of
Popper: Kevin Durant joining Golden State Warriors
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 24 days ago
contribution to our organization during his nine years were profound, on and off the court,” Thunder chairman Clay Bennett said. “He helped the Thunder grow and succeed in immeasurable ways and impacted the community just the same. We... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kevin Durant joining Golden State Warriorscontribution to our organization during his nine years were profound, on and of
Kevin Durant joining Golden State Warriors
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
contribution to our organization during his nine years were profound, on and off the court,” Thunder chairman Clay Bennett said. “He helped the Thunder grow and succeed in immeasurable ways and impacted the community just the same. We... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hunter's 'Harvey Dunn' looks at the life, legacy of an early illustratorIllustrating America Then and Now, 6-7 p.m. Pulitzer Prize-winning Chattanooga
Hunter's 'Harvey Dunn' looks at the life, legacy of an early illustrator
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
Illustrating America Then and Now, 6-7 p.m. Pulitzer Prize-winning Chattanooga Times Free Press editorial cartoonist Clay Bennett will choose a single work from the exhibition and use it as a springboard to explore how the nation’s culture... Read more
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New England Sports Network
How Hornets’ 1996 Trade Of Kobe Bryant To Lakers Killed Seattle SonicsHurricane Katrina. That’s huge, as Ruiz notes, because the short, successful st
How Hornets’ 1996 Trade Of Kobe Bryant To Lakers Killed Seattle Sonics
New England Sports Network / Posted 1 months ago
Hurricane Katrina. That’s huge, as Ruiz notes, because the short, successful stint in OKC led to Oklahoma City businessman Clay Bennett later bidding on the Seattle SuperSonics and ultimately moving the franchise to his hometown. So looking for... Read more

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