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Sonics mascot Squatch shows up for Thunder game, carries “homeless” sign

Nov 5, 2010, 8:17 AM EDT

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Lest you think the people of Seattle have forgotten, they have not.

Oh, they have learned to live with the Sonics leaving for Oklahoma City, with owners who betrayed them. But don’t think they are over it.

For example, the former Sonics mascot “Squatch” walked around Portland’s Rose Garden — with a “homeless” sign — went to the Sonics-come-Thunder game in Portland Thursday.

Pretty funny stuff. Clever, but you expect that out of Sonics fans. Of course, if they really want a team back in town they need to help get a new arena built. Then again, Seattle fans have been pushing and hoping for a new arena for years only to be let down by owners and politicians.

So maybe mascots and clever is the way to go.

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