Matt Tucker

Wordy Commentator

Actor, writer, director, reviewer, Libra, Seattleite, comics nerd, sports fan, and aspiring person. Inherited Seattle sports fan born in Scotland to a Washingtonian father, a retired U.S. Navy veteran who was stationed there at the time. Been an avid fan of the Seahawks and Sonics since the '70s; Mariners since the mid-'80s; Huskies since the early-'90s; Sounders fan since they entered MLS (though I also had a teacher in high school who played with the Sounders in the '80s); and a Gonzaga fan as it was initially going to be my alma mater. aka Playhouse


Ballmer Sale Approval Imminent, Expansion Next?


With Shelly Sterling's big win clearing the way for approval of the Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer, the NBA can now focus on the new media rights contract, and possible expansion to Seattle.

Thunder Decline Sonics Championship Patch


The Oklahoma City Thunder won't don a gold championship patch recognizing the Seattle SuperSonics 1979 win on their uniforms in the 2014-15 season.

Hansen Doubles Down on SoDo Land


Investor and prospective Seattle SuperSonics owner Chris Hansen negotiates an option to purchase a large parcel of land in the SoDo neighborhood in a further commitment to his arena project.


Reference: NBA Membership Per the Constitution

For reference, the articles of the NBA's constitution that directly pertain to membership, transfer of membership, and termination of membership for owners in the league. This from the latest...

Sterlings Possibly Selling; Ballmer Likely to Bid


Perhaps weary of a lengthy legal battle, Donald Sterling reportedly authorizes his wife to negotiate a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers. Steve Ballmer is expected to be one of the bidders.

No Arena Clarity for NHL; Potential Owner Revealed


UPDATED: The NHL's top brass and a potential ownership group popped into the Emerald City for a personal visit and left feeling less than satisfied, according to Seattle mayor Ed Murray.

Steps On Just How the NBA Can Remove the Sterlings


Reminding us that sports franchises are different from business/restaurant franchises, Michael McCann and Larry Coon walk through the steps of how the NBA can remove Donald and Shelly Sterling from NBA ownership, assume the Clippers team as an asset, and sell it off.

Seattle Celebrates Kevin Durant's League MVP Win


Kevin Durant becomes the first player drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics to win the league MVP award.

Seattle Hockey: No Blame, Just Two Valid Positions


There's no blame in the potential Seattle hockey impasse over the arena, just two valid positions seemingly running at odds at the moment.

Prospective NHL Owner Might Remodel KeyArena


The man who wants to bring NHL hockey to Seattle says it's time to look at alternatives to the SoDo project to make that happen, specifically a complete or partial redesign of KeyArena.

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