well, here it is:
Sonics' all-time lineup: staff and readers' picks
Reporter Percy Allen named his all-time Sonics team. Our readers disagreed with him at two positions:
G — Gary Payton
G — Fred Brown
F — Shawn Kemp
F — Spencer Haywood
C — Jack Sikma
Seattle Times readers
Times readers were given 10 options at guard, 10 at forward and five at center in an online poll. Here are the results:
• Gary Payton, 41 percent.
• Ray Allen, 29 percent.
Gus Williams, 8 percent; Fred Brown, 6 percent; Lenny Wilkens, 5 percent; Dennis Johnson, 4 percent; Nate McMillan, 4 percent; Dale Ellis, 2 percent; Slick Watts, 1 percent; Ricky Pierce, 0 percent.
• Shawn Kemp, 41 percent.
• Detlef Schrempf, 17 percent.
Xavier McDaniel, 11 percent; Spencer Haywood, 10 percent; Tom Chambers, 9 percent; Rashard Lewis, 7 percent; Lonnie Shelton, 2 percent; John Johnson, 1 percent; Derrick McKey, 1 percent; Vin Baker, 0 percent.
• Jack Sikma, 82 percent.
Sam Perkins, 13 percent; Michael Cage, 2 percent; Bob Rule, 2 percent; Marvin Webster, 2 percent.
Note: Because each voter had two votes at guard and two at forward, the highest percentage guards or forwards could receive would be 50.