Sonicsgate: Requiem for a Team
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Winner – Best Sports Film – 2010 Webby Awards. A free educational documentary chronicling how after 41 years of playing NBA basketball in Seattle, the Super Sonics 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.
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.
Music was provided for the film by Seattle-area hip-hop artists such as Lil Kriz, Jake One, Grayskul, Blue Scholars, Common Market and more.
This is an original educational work created by loyal Sonic fans with additional footage provided by local news organizations.