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Talkin' Sonics: What OKC is saying

Published: November 3, 2007
"It's awesome. I'm excited to see Kevin Durant. I mean, he was good in college but how will he end up in the pros? Hell, yeah I'd be interested if they moved here.”

— Iven Stevenson, Oklahoma City

"(Seattle is) such a depressing town already. Seattle has the highest suicide rate in America. They need something good to happen to them. It's sad. I think they ought to chain them up there.”

— Jack Nestor, Pleasant Hill, Calif.

"If you're not going out to support your team, then you don't deserve them. If the people in Seattle weren't supporting the Sonics then they should move 'em. You wouldn't see that with the Denver Broncos.”

— Greg Perse, Pueblo, Colo.

"The Hornets did a lot in the community when they were here. Chris Paul came and took 50 of my kids (at Two Lakes Elementary) on a shopping spree last year at Christmas. We miss having people willing to give like that.”

— Melissa Meek, Oklahoma City

"If they can't fill the arena and they're not making any money then the owners have the right to do what they want with them.

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