Sonics Show Hill, Sund the Door

Apr 25, 2007 Full story: The Associated Press

“Players get tired of coaches changing all the time.”

Clay Bennett's first season as majority owner of the Seattle SuperSonics was consumed with pushing a losing proposition for a new arena in the Seattle area. The Oklahoma City businessman left his on-court product alone, even as the losses mounted and the team struggled through one of the worst seasons in franchise history. That approach finally changed Tuesday afternoon.

As expected, Bennett overhauled the Sonics' basketball operations, firing coach Bob Hill and removing Rick Sund as general manager following a 31-51 season that was Seattle's worst since finishing the 1985-86 season with an identical mark. Only three times in the Sonics' 40-year history have they finished with a worse record. Read more

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#1 Apr 25, 2007
WE ALL KNOW WHEN BENNETT BOUGHT THE SONICS THEY WOULD BE GOING TO OKLAHOMA. COME ON. HE IS JUST WORKING THE ANGLES, SO HE LOOKS GOOD ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS CHANGE.

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