[deleted file]Recent developments are pointing towards Seattle probably getting a new basketball team and possibly a new hockey team. But one thing bothered me: there is a requirement in the proposal that the new NBA team HAS to be named the (Super)Sonics.
Don't get me wrong, I understand the local nostalgia, and I'm OK with the Sonics as a team name, but thats the thing: I'm just OK with it. I admit, while growing up, I thought the SuperSonics was kind of, well, a dumb team name. They got the name from a new Boeing jet at the time: no way! Seattle and a Boeing reference. The originality overwhelms me. If they want to go that lazy route, they might as well call us the Venti Frappaccinos. Not to mention that every time I heard the "Sonics" I thought of Sonic the Hedgehog. Now, I don't need an excessively badass name, but i need something a little more badass than "makes me thi
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Location: Seattle, Washington, United States (load item map)
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