Seattle SuperSonics in History

Events in Sport

  • 1966-12-20 NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for 1967-68 season
  • 1978-06-07 32nd NBA Championship: Wash Bullets beat Sea Supersonics, 4 games to 3
  • 1979-06-01 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1
  • 1995-11-04 Key Arena opens, Seattle Supersonics beat LA Lakers 103-89
  • 1997-12-02 MCI Center opens in Washington, D.C., Wizards vs SuperSonics

Birthdays in Sport

Person of interestLenny Wilkens

1937-10-28 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens
  • 1954-07-13 David Thompson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1955-10-19 Lonnie Shelton, NBA forward (NY Knick, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1955-11-14 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kankalee, Illinois
  • 1959-06-21 Tom Chambers, NBA forward, center (Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns)
  • 1959-08-14 Frank Brickowski, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1960-08-06 Dale Ellis, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1961-06-14 Sam Perkins, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1962-06-26 Jerome Kersey, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Sea Supersonics)
  • 1963-01-21 Detlef Schrempf, German NBA forward (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics)
  • 1963-06-04 Xavier McDaniel, NBA forward (Seattle SuperSonics)
  • 1963-12-15 David Wingate, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1964-08-03 Nate McMillan, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1966-02-28 Vincent Askew, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers)
  • 1966-09-29 Hersey Hawkins, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1967-11-15 Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1967-12-21 Ervin Johnson, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968-07-23 Gary Payton, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1969-11-26 Shawn Kemp, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1970-07-15 Stephen Howard, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1971-01-02 Aaron Williams, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1971-11-23 Vin Baker, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1972-07-30 Jim McIlvaine, NBA center (Washington Bullets, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1972-08-26 Sherell Ford, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1973-04-24 Eric Snow, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1975-12-14 James Cotton, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics)