Lenny Wilkens in Studio!

Aug 7, 2009, 7:00 PM | Updated: Apr 4, 2011, 7:55 pm

The all-time coaching wins leader and Sonics legend Lenny Wilkens was a surprise guest in studio Friday. A wide variety of subjects were discussed, but Kevin couldn’t help but ask for Lenny’s opinions on if and when Seattle might see professional basketball once again.

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Kevin wanted to know whether or not he was being over-dramatic saying that he felt like 41 years of history had been erased and that people didn’t care enough. Wilkens began by assuring KC he wasn’t being over-dramatic. He went onto explain that the return of the Sonics all starts with a new arena. “I believe that David Stern would help us get a team once he saw that we had a building,” he explained.

When asked if the current state of the economy would hinder the process of getting a new team, Wilkens told Kevin that the economic problems could be an opportunity for Seattle. “There’s a lot of people looking for work, lets tap into that.”

Listen in to all of Lenny Wilken’s comments here.

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