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Attorneys for Sonics ask judge to bar deputy mayor's testimony

Updated: June 24, 2008, 4:42 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Attorneys for the SuperSonics have asked a federal judge to prohibit Seattle's deputy mayor from testifying in the city's lawsuit against the team.

Seattle lawyers plan on calling Tim Ceis to testify Thursday that city officials were not aware of a "poisoned well" strategy to financially drain the team. The strategy included former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton, who was hired by the city to lead efforts to keep the team.

The trial will determine whether the Sonics have to play ...

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