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SPORTS: Region already has pro basketball team

Sports writers cheer Seattle getting back a professional basketball team. Yet we have had a professional team in the Puget Sound area ever since the Sonics left, thanks to the courage of the four women who bought the Seattle Storm WNBA team.

The Storm has brought home two championship trophies, made the finals in eight of their 11 years and are role models for their community. So let’s give the Storm some of the recognition and credit they are due and stop acting like we didn’t have a professional basketball team the last several years.

Go, Storm!


SPORTS: Pro basketball is already in Seattle

Wake up, Seattle and Tacoma: We presently have a pro basketball team in Seattle. In the 12 seasons it has been here, this team has made the WNBA playoffs nine times and brought home the WNBA title in 2004! The team stayed when the Sonics left.

A small, private group of committed women who wanted to have women’s pro basketball stay in Seattle bought the Storm. They didn’t demand a new stadium, then leave to Oklahoma when they didn’t get it.

Several Storm players qualified for the All-Stars and a few even for Olympic competition. They are one of the

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