Two Seattle hoops legends will be involved in the 2019 All-Star celebrity game that kicks off the NBA All-Star weekend. The 2018 WNBA champion Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird will coach the away team, led by former Sonics star and fellow UConn Husky Ray Allen.

NEW YORK — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the league’s executive committee voted 9-0 to forward Seattle’s expansion bid to a full board of governors vote in December, clearing the way for a 32nd franchise by October 2020.

SEATTLE — Lonnie Shelton, the starting power forward and defensive enforcer for the Sonics team that won the city’s only NBA title in 1979, has died at the age of 62. Shelton passed away Sunday night in Westminster, Calif. after battling health issues since suffering a heart attack on May 5,…

SEATTLE — During this 100th anniversary year of the Seattle Metropolitans winning the Stanley Cup, the NHL announced an expansion process Thursday that likely will lead to the city gaining the league’s 32nd franchise.

SEATTLE — In swift, workmanlike fashion, the Seattle City Council on Monday approved a deal for a $600?million renovation of KeyArena that could soon attract an NHL team and possibly an NBA franchise down the road.

SEATTLE — A group proposing to build an arena for NBA and NHL use in the Seattle’s Sodo District offered Thursday to renovate KeyArena into a mid-sized concert venue.

SEATTLE — KeyArena and its iconic roof have officially been designated for local historical landmark status, meaning any renovation of it must take specific steps to leave certain elements intact.

SEATTLE — Legendary former Sonics coach Lenny Wilkens is one of 11 community leaders named Thursday as part of a new advisory panel to explore the viability of renovating KeyArena for NBA and NHL use.