The darkest hours in Seattle sports history

It takes quite an effort to top the list of Seattle's worst sports moments, but Clay Bennett has done it. List

Updated: July 3, 2008, 1:29 PM ET
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

The first sports poster I bought was of Dennis Johnson, the day after Seattle won the NBA championship in 1979. He was wearing Sonics green, bringing the ball upcourt, wearing a pair of bulky-looking kneepads.

That team started four players 26 or younger: Johnson, Gus Williams, Lonnie Shelton and Jack Sikma. Fred Brown was 31 but one of the best sixth men in the league. Better yet, the team owned two top-10 picks in the 1979 draft and the first-round pick of the perennially awful ...

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