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    Moving the team to Oklahoma proved to be a pain in the ass as owner Clay Bennett fought with Seattle city officials for the team to opt out of its lease agreement with Key Arena.
    Many basketball pundits questioned the viability of the Oklahoma City market citing it is too small to host a professional sports team.
    They had lame choices for a team name such as 'Energy,' 'Wind,' 'Bison' and 'Marshals' before settling on the name 'Thunder.'
    Former Sonics great Gary Payton refused to allow the team to retire his number 20 in Oklahoma City.
    Part of their logo is a knock-off of the Vancouver Canucks one.
    The team's color scheme is a mixture of the state's two notable college teams combined.
    The city proved they could support a professional franchise after the New Orleans Hornets used the city as a temporary home in wake of Hurricane Katrina.
    Similar to the Baltimore Ravens, the NFL and Cleveland, they made an agreement with the NBA to relinquish the records of the Sonics to a future Seattle franchise.
    They received a unanimous vote to relocate from Seattle to Oklahoma from the NBA Board of Governors.
    The reception to the city receiving a permanent NBA franchise was overwhelmingly positive.

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