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I'm Chris Meirose - AKA Big Chris if you've been around Sonics sites over the years. I’ve been a Sonics fan since the early 80′s, and was part of the original team at When I’m not editing posts and monitoring comments you’ll find me raising a family, pastoring a church, or lifting some weights. Heavy weights.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Minnesota Twins
  • NFL Minnesota Vikings
  • NCAAF Nebraska Cornhuskers
  • NHL Minnesota Wild
  • MMA Benson Henderson, Johny Hendricks, Jon Jones
  • EPL Newcastle United
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Spill the beans - what did you get?!?


The presents are open, leftovers are being heated up for lunch.  What was your haul yesterday?  Did you get any killer Sonics gear?  Give anything worth mentioning?  What were your highlights for...


Seahawks vs. Saint - seeking 11-1!

Your SEATTLE SEAHAWKS! Team Stats - Game Averages Pts Yrds Pass Rush Off 27.8 358.5 (12th) 210.5 (25th) 147.9 (2nd) Def ...

When did you start to follow the Sonics?


When and how did you become a Sonics Fan?  What is your story?  Care to share?  If you have a great story (or lengthy one) don't hesitate to write it up as a Fan Post where I can feature it if it...

Podcast: Week 2 NBA power rankings


Listen in and comment on what you think of Kevin's rankings!


Lakers @ Rockets

The most interesting story line of the game is the obvious one - Dwight Howard vs. Lakers. Perhaps the most interesting sub-plot is whether the Lakers can continue to (at times) play above...


Clippers at Heat - A preview of the NBA Finals?

While I was not among those who picked (either) these teams to be in the NBA Finals this year, it is pretty easy to see why many think both will be there in the end. The pace is set for the C...

Kevin Nesgoda on The Phil Naessens' Show


This week the guys talk the 76ers, Russell Westbrook, Utah Jazz being better than 0-3, Mark Cuban's comments on Dwight Howard, tanking and comments made by former Sonics owner Howard Schultz.

"I just got out" - Howard Schultz


If you haven't seen it, Howard Schultz recently made some comments on his time as the owner of the Sonics. Howard Schultz: Owning Seattle Sonics "Turned Out To Be A Nightmare" (via TheHour) T...

Warriors @ Clippers


A lot of FUN potential in this game. Points, dunks, beautiful 3's!


Warriors @ Clippers

Should be a lot of fun with a LOT of point scoring potential!


New York Knicks @ Chicago Bulls

If you have time inbetween handing out or collecting candy, join us in the comments! This may well be an early season playoff preview between these two teams. Chicago is still getting used to...

Podcasts: Pacific Division & Phil Naessens Show


Kevin Nesgoda on the Phil Naessens Show talking (mostly) NBA basketball.

Kevin Nesgoda on the Phil Naessens Show - 10/14/13


Kevin and Phil cover the NBA's Southeast Division.

Kevin on the Phil Naessens Show


Kevin once again joins the Phil Naessens Show to talk NBA basketball. This time the guys break down the Central Division and disagree who is going to come out on top.

2013-14 New York Knicks Season Preview


Have the Knicks taken a step back and become New York's second team?

Kevin Talks Atlantic Division w/Phil Naessens


Kevin Nesgoda joins The Phil Naessens Show once again and spends almost thirty minutes breaking down the Atlantic Division.

Go Seahawks!


Tough first half. Hope it gets better.

Recap: Seattle for Pro-Am


I love and miss Seattle...damn — Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) August 12, 2013 If you are looking for a recap from today's Jamal Crawford Pro-Am check out the AP report version here by...

Grantland - OKC Thunderball


Examining the tricky financial future in Oklahoma City and the inescapable legacy of the James Harden trade.

Tyreke Evans drops the crossover on McGinn


From the Jamal Crawford Pro-Am this past weekend.

It's a special day!


Not something I'd normally do, but this is a special one (I'll refrain from telling the number!). Happy birthday to our very own Brian Robinson! I think it is going to be a VERY...

The Injury Gamble - AKA Bynum vs. Noel


Having a bit of Simpsons inspired fun talking about NBA big men on Sonics Rising.

NBA Free Agency - The 2013 Version


Chris Paul has already taken himself off the market agreeing to terms with the Los Angeles Clippers. I'm still inclined to say Dwight Howard goes to Houston, and I've thought that for quite some...

NHL Draft - Open Thread


The home for your comments on the NHL draft

1971 NBA Draft: Supersonics Pick Review


The 1971 draft was special for the Seattle Supersonics in spite of only getting 2 of their 3 picks on the team at any point. The reason for that can be summed up in just one word - "Downtown".

Potshots by David Stern


and will it get better with Adam Silver?

I learned early on that life's not fair.


As per the commissioner who shall remain nameless - no. A victory for Sacramento? Certainly. Congrats to them. Without a question though, this did NOT go as the NBA would've liked. Yet another...

A Day and Night In Pictures


Pictures that have been posted through out the day on Twitter.

News around the NBA on 5-10-13


Catching up with some league news.

Concessions made by Sacramento to the NBA.

Concessions Sacramento has had to make to the NBA are now starting to come to light.

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