Exposing the truth behind the Seattle SuperSonics’ tragic exodus after 41 years in the Emerald City.
Winner – “Best Sports Film” – 2010 Webby Awards. A free educational documentary chronicling how after 41 years of playing NBA basketball in Seattle, the SuperSonics were moved to Oklahoma and became the Thunder. This film was created by Sonics fans in order to educate the public. This film is in High Definition, Close Captioned and has a soundtrack provided by Seattle area musicians. Visit SONICSGATE.ORG for more info.
Features original HD interviews including Gary Payton, George Karl, Slade Gorton, Brad Keller, Sherman Alexie, Paul Lawrence, Kevin Calabro and many more. This film is being distributed for free online by the Seattle SuperSonics Historical Preservation Society. All rights reserved.
Music was provided for the film by Seattle-area Hip Hop artists.
This is an original educational work created by loyal Sonic fans with additional footage provided by local news organizations. Visit http://sonicsgate.org for more information.