Sonics Trial Begins

Seattle_A federal trial starts today in Seattle involving efforts to move the NBA's Supersonics to Oklahoma City.  The trial will settle the final two years of the Supersonics' lease at Key Arena.

Sonics owner Clay Bennett has already gained the NBA's approval to move the team to his hometown of Oklahoma City.

But, Lawyers for Seattle argue the lease forces the team to play two more seasons there.  The trial is expected to end on June 26th.  The judge will issue a written verdict soon after that.

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