Seattle SuperSonics

former American professional basketball team

The Seattle SuperSonics (also called the Seattle Sonics) were an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington that played in the Pacific and Northwest Divisions of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1967 until its final season in 2007–2008. The team moved to Oklahoma City in 2008, changing its name to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The SuperSonics have been looking into getting back into the NBA as an expansion team in the coming years, the fans have really wanted a Seattle NBA team for a while since they disbanded in 2008.

Seattle SuperSonics
DivisionWestern (1967–1970)
Pacific (1970–2004)
Northwest (2004–2008)
HistorySeattle SuperSonics
Oklahoma City Thunder
ArenaSeattle Center Coliseum/KeyArena at Seattle Center (1967–1978, 1985–1994, 1995–2008)
Kingdome (1978–1985)
Tacoma Dome (1994–1995)
LocationSeattle, Washington
Team colorsGreen, gold, white[3]
Team managerFull list
Head coachFull list
OwnershipSam Schulman (1967–1983)
Barry Ackerley (1983–2001)
Basketball Club of Seattle (Howard Schultz, Chairman) (2001–2006)
Professional Basketball Club LLC (Clay Bennett, Chairman) (2006–2008)
Championships1 (1979)
Conference titles3 (1978, 1979, 1996)
Division titles6 (1979, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005)
Retired numbers6 (1, 10, 19, 24, 32, 43)
Home jersey
Team colours
Road jersey
Team colours
Alternate jersey
Team colours


  1. "NBA History: Teams". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. February 25, 2013. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  2. "–Oklahoma City Thunder seasons". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. October 17, 2015. Archived from the original on September 15, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  3. "Sonics Unveil New Logo and Official Colors". NBA Media Ventures, LLC. August 25, 2001. Archived from the original on December 18, 2001. Retrieved June 18, 2016.