SuperSonics play first regular season game on October 13, 1967. By Dan Johnson
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On October 13, 1967, the SuperSonics, Seattle's fledgling NBA (National Basketball Association) franchise, plays its first regular season game vs. the San Francisco Warriors in San Francisco. Despite getting 20 points from All-Star guard Walt Hazzard, the SuperSonics were blown out by a score of 144-116.
WOODBRIDGE, Virginia — None of the elite members of the Washington, D.C. sporting press were on hand at Pfitzner Stadium to witness the home opener of the Class-A Advanced Potomac Nationals. It was probably for the best. It was one of those games where the box score at the end of night proves insufficient to express the true quality of the event.
by Dan Johnson, Hisotrylink.orgOn this day: Barry Ackerley sells Seattle SuperSonics (PHOTO: KOMO News)SEATTLE â€” KOMO News pulled our story from Jan. 11, 2001, when Barry Ackerley sold the Seattle SuperSonics to Howard Schultz. The following is a story from Historylink.orgOn January 11, 2001, Barry Ackerley, owner of the Seattle SuperSonics NBA franchise, reaches an agreement to sell the team to an investment group led by Starbucks Corporation founder Howard Schultz.