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1979 Seattle Sonics Revisited: Part Two

On the 40th anniversary of the Seattle SuperSonics winning their only NBA championship, a two-part series looks back with the help of key players and coach Lenny Wilkens. If you missed it, listen to part one of the series here. … Continue reading

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1979 Seattle Sonics Revisited: Part One

On the 40th anniversary of the Seattle SuperSonics winning their only NBA championship, a two-part series looks back with the help of coach Lenny Wilkens and players Fred Brown, Jack Sikma and Wally Walker. DOWNLOAD/STREAM THE FABULOUS PELTONCAST View on … Continue reading

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KeyArena History: Additional Audio

For time reasons, I couldn’t use all the audio I collected while interviewing people for this week’s podcast about the history of KeyArena. I’ll be posting extended interviews here. Seattle Sounders FC head coach Brian Schmetzer talks about playing and … Continue reading

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The History of KeyArena

Before this Friday’s NBA preseason game, the last event scheduled at KeyArena before the building is rebuilt, a special episode looks back at the history of the Key in its current incarnation with help from George Karl, Nate McMillan, Sue … Continue reading

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Remembering the Sonics Move with Jake One

On the 10th anniversary of the Sonics announcing their move to Oklahoma City, we look back — and forward — with the help of rap producer and Sonics fan Jake One. Note that there’s more profanity in this episode than … Continue reading

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Remembering the Last Sonics

The Seattle SuperSonics played their final game at KeyArena 10 years ago Friday. To commemorate the anniversary, a special episode looks back on the final game and season with memories from broadcaster Kevin Calabro, coach P.J. Carlesimo and players Kevin Durant, Earl Watson … Continue reading

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Talking Sonics and JBA with Earl Watson

Former Sonics guard Earl Watson made his first trip back to the Seattle area since the team’s move for Saturday’s JBA professional youth league tryouts. He joined Kevin to talk about LaVar Ball’s vision for the JBA, what Seattle meant … Continue reading

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Hersey Hawkins Interview

While in Portland recently, we had the chance to interview former Sonics guard Hersey Hawkins — now the player programs director for the Trail Blazers — about his four years in Seattle, including a trip to the 1996 NBA Finals, … Continue reading

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Big 3 Rashard Lewis Special

A special edition sees former Sonics All-Star Rashard Lewis join us to talk about returning to KeyArena with the Big 3 this Sunday, as well as relive key moments from his career in Seattle. DOWNLOAD/STREAM THE FABULOUS PELTONCAST RASHARD LEWIS … Continue reading

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Remembering one of the Great Trades in Sonics History

A decade ago today, the Sonics traded Gary Payton, and it seems like the anniversary has mostly been melancholy in tone. I get that — after all, I did once start a movement to keep the Sonics from trading GP. … Continue reading

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