While some fans were reveling in the Oklahoma City Thunder's surprising run to take a 3-1 lead over the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals, one specific part of the country was focused on what could have been.
SEATTLE We Know This Supposed To Be Our Shine Right Now Smh....... 💯 pic.twitter.com/qVV77fAFlQ— Dejounte Murray (@DejounteMurray) May 25, 2016
Damn, this game should be in Seattle right now! #Smh— Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) May 25, 2016
Thomas spent three years as a Huskie before moving on to the NBA, and Murray averaged 16.1 points in his freshman season and is seen as a future NBA player.
The SuperSonics left Seattle for Oklahoma City in the summer of 2008, shortly after drafting Russell Westbrook, who never played a pro game in the city. Kevin Durant played his rookie season in Seattle, as the team went 20-62.