Hoops Heartache

Are the Sonics Really Coming Back This Time?

Recent comments by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and new ones from mayor Jenny Durkan, should give Seattle hope about the return of the Sonics.

11/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Career Flip

Meet the Former NBA Player Turned Seattle Real Estate Agent

Solomon Alabi spent two seasons with the Toronto Raptors and several overseas before moving to the Pacific Northwest.

08/16/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

Meet Washington's Most Promising Basketball Star

Rainier Beach High junior MarJon Beauchamp can ball with the best of them. And he's leading his talent-packed team—now district champs—to a state title.

02/19/2019 By Rosin Saez

Morning Fizz

Murray Set to Make Announcement About Empty Civic Square Lot

A big announcement about the hole in the ground across from city hall and no big announcements from the NBA.

10/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Hansen's Arena Site Appeared on List of Potential New Port Headquarters

Port documents show their SoDo property assessment included Hansen site.

05/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Despite Its Opposition to Arena, Port Memo Outlines Own Expansion in SoDo

The stadium vote, the levy vote, and Seattle stories.

04/19/2016 By Josh Feit

The Sporting Life

Who Makes the Playoffs First: the Mariners or a Seattle NBA or NHL Team?

Pondering an unfortunately very legitimate question.

04/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: SNL 40 and Zach LaVine Dunks

Plus comedian Barack Obama, Speedy Ortiz, and Felix Hernandez

02/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Jamal Crawford Brings His NBA All-Star Friends to the Seattle Pro-Am

Chris Paul, James Harden, Damian Lillard, John Wall, and LaMarcus Aldridge are set appear this year

07/08/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Afternoon Fizz

Afternoon Fizz: The NBA, the Parks District, Ridesharing, and Broadband

Afternoon Fizz: Non-minimum wage edition.

05/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Rumor: Sacramento Kings Finalizing Sale to Seattle

Rumors are flying that Seattle is finalizing a deal to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle, securing an NBA team for the new arena.

01/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Kings' Move to Virginia Beach No Sure Thing

The Sacramento Kings, first rumored to be considering a move to Seattle and then to Virginia Beach, may stay put after all.

08/29/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


June Jolt: What We Missed, Losers Edition

The day's losers ... and losers.

07/09/2012 By Afternoon Jolt


Kings Owner: Relocating is "Off the Table"; Negotiations Must Continue

The owner of the Sacramento Kings, on the short list to move to Seattle as part of a new arena deal, says the city of Sacramento needs to renegotiate the terms of its arena agreement with the team if it wants to keep the Kings in Sacramento.

04/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Will Spend Up to $100 Million to Buy Back Land from Hansen

A spokesman for Chris Hansen, the San Francisco hedge fund manager who has offered to help finance a new NBA arena in Seattle, says the city will pay fair-market value to buy back land for the facility.

04/09/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"The Best Hearing Ever"

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/04/2012 By Morning Fizz


Early Jolts: More Hope for a Seattle NBA Team?

The day's winners and losers.

03/30/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Potential Arena Investor Makes Rare Public Appearance

Reclusive San Francisco hedge fund manager and potential Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen makes a brief public appearance at the city's arena oversight panel.

03/07/2012 By Josh Feit