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The Downstroke Podcast: Episode 5

host: Kevin Nesgoda The Bench: Chris Meirose, Taylor Bartle and Mitch Northam Executive Producer: Steve Stearns Not Invited: Paul Rogers

The Downstroke Podcast: Episode 5

host: Kevin Nesgoda The Bench: Chris Meirose, Taylor Bartle and Mitch Northam Executive Producer: Steve Stearns Not Invited: Paul Rogers

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Reforming the NBA Playoffs

The NBA postseason is the most wonderful time of year for many basketball fans. Can it be even better?

Reforming the NBA Playoffs

The NBA postseason is the most wonderful time of year for many basketball fans. Can it be even better?

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Sonics Rising Season End Awards

The SonicsRising staff voted on who should take home the hardware for the 2013-14 NBA season and here is our results.

Sonics Rising Season End Awards

The SonicsRising staff voted on who should take home the hardware for the 2013-14 NBA season and here is our results.

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Seattle Can Only Go Up From Here

With the long shot in the Milwaukee Bucks officially of the table, where does Seattle go now?

Seattle Can Only Go Up From Here

With the long shot in the Milwaukee Bucks officially of the table, where does Seattle go now?

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ESPN Report: Bucks Staying Where they Belong

$550 million reasons to find a way to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee.

ESPN Report: Bucks Staying Where they Belong

$550 million reasons to find a way to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee.

How To Win The West

The highly anticipated Western Conference Playoffs are upon us and we talk to the site heads who represent the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.

Sonics Bruising: The Champions

The Frozen Envelope pulled away from Team Meirose to win the inaugural SBL championship. Edited by Tiffany Villigan

What if? The Legacy of Len Bias

What if Len Bias never went back to College Park that night? What if he ended up on that Celtics team? What would have happened to Maryland's basketball program? What if the Sonics had kept that pick?

Grizz-Suns: Two Teams, One Playoff Spot

The Grizzlies and the Suns are battling for the last playoff spot in a very tough and competitive Western Conference.

Hey Hall, Where's Jack?

Jack Sikma is a legend to those in Seattle, but he's more than just that. He's a Hall of Famer.

Simmons: No Bucks for Seattle

According to Bill Simmons, the Milwaukee Bucks will be sold soon. It will not be to Chris Hansen's group.

Sonics Rising NBA Mock Draft, version 2.0

The NCAA tournament is over. Whose stock rose? Whose fell? We're back with another mock draft.

The Downstroke - SonicsRising Radio: Episode 4

Tonight the guys talked about the NCAA tournament, whose draft stock improved and whose dropped, the 2014 NBA draft as a whole, the John Calipari to the Lakers rumor, the Milwaukee Bucks situation and how it makes the SonicsRising staff a bit uneasy.

The Hornet Effect

How a Hornet flapping its wings can change everything.

Weekend Gossip

I'm going to violate protocol here and throw up a quickie article that it unedited and unpolished, but necessary as the last thread gets too long to deal with. The last week has featured a...

No Interest In Vegas

The list for NBA expansion or relocation happens to be extremely short. Shorter than one would think.

Hansen Has No Interest in NHL; Arena Hopes Dashed?

After a brief message a Twitter a few days ago, statements by Chris Hansen cast doubt on both a speedy resolution and the NHL coming to Seattle.

The Downstroke - Episode 3

The SonicsRising Radio Show, the Downstroke, where we cover the NBA, NCAA basketball, some baseball, some football and people not having a sense of humor on April Fool's.

Schultz and Sacramento Strike a Deal

Welcome to the New Starbucks Center Coliseum

Wilkens or Karl?

A close look at all the men who have roamed the sidelines in Seattle. Part VI concludes the series and finally answers the question: who is the greatest coach in team history?

The Downstroke - Sonics Rising Radio - Episode 2

Last night we hosted our second radio show!

Where Have All the Fans Gone?

What's with the NBA attendance numbers?

Looking Back at Coach George Karl

A close look at all the men who have roamed the sidelines in Seattle. Part V examines the coaching career of the man who holds the team record for both wins and winning percentage.

Gallery

1967 Sonics Pre-Season Nostalgia

A unique look at a special time in the history of the Seattle Supersonics.

Sonics Bruising: Playoff Week

The results are in and it's The Frozen Envelope vs. Team Meirose in the Finals. We give you Playoff Week in the Sonics Bruising League.

Reign of terror

They won zero titles, but led by Shawn Kemp, Gary Payton and George Karl, the Seattle Supersonics emerged as one of the most compelling, eclectic and memorable non-champions in NBA history.

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