Francisco Elson

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Sonics Give Blazers Tit for Tat

99-87 win comes on heels of hard-fought loss

(Newser) - The night after a close Trail Blazers victory over the SuperSonics in Portland, the two teams moved to Seattle to battle again, and everything changed. The Sonics had little trouble dispatching the Blazers 99-87, combining 17 points from Kevin Durant with five other double-digit contributions in an all-team effort, reports... More »

Spurs Snag Thomas from Sonics

Trade aims at making San Antonio bigger inside

(Newser) - Shortly after the Suns and Lakers each made high-profile trades for big inside men, the San Antonio Spurs moved to follow suit, picking up veteran center Kurt Thomas from the Seattle SuperSonics. In return, the Spurs send under-utilized Francisco Elson and frequently injured Brent Barry, along with a 2009 first-round... More »

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