Only days after the NBA Board of Governors' vote to relocate the Sonics, Mr. Scorched Earth sounded as if he had softened, telling the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, "While I'd still love to see the Sonics stay, I think that is highly unlikely. What we're trying to accomplish now, in my view, is to get another team in their place."
Sonic sound bite: "My goal from the very beginning has been to have a team. Revenge, I'm not interested in as much." — Gorton, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 22.