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Tacoma Lands Supersonics Basketball for 2017

Supersonics headed to Tacoma in 2017

It’s official by the mayor of Tacoma. The Oklahoma Thunder are moving their franchise back to the Pacific Northwest. The only change is that Tacoma landed the Sonics instead of Seattle. Tacoma offered a 300 million dollar package to tear down the Tacoma Dome and build a state-of-the-art basketball arena. The money will be collected off a 1% increase in Property Taxes throughout the entire state of Washington.

Season Tickets Available April 1st 2017

Season tickets will be a first come, first serve basis and will go on sale at 8 am on April 1st 2016. You can purchase season tickets at the Tacoma Dome ticket booth. The tickets will not be made available online. All tickets must be paid in cash, no credit, checks or debit. Season tickets start at $10,000 for upper-level and  $80,000 for front row.

Shawn Kemp Head Coach

Shawn Kemp is back on the  hardwood with the Sonics as their new head coach. The last time Shawn was with the Sonics was back 1999. Kemp’s assistant coaches will be Nate McMillan, Gary Payton and Downtown Freddie Brown.  Negotiations for Kemp’s salary is still in negotations.

Tacoma Sonic T-Shirts Now Available

Northwest Custom Apparel has been printing 24-7 since the Sonics announcement of their return. CEO, Jim Mickelson, remembers the Sonics in the Tacoma Dome back in 1994 and all the hype they brought. The Tacoma Sonics T-shirts and Police Shirts will be available at the Welcome Home Rally scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd 2023, in the Tacoma Dome Parking Lot.. The t-shirts retail for $25.00.

Welcome Tacoma Sonic Video

Jim is Excited!

Jim is extremely excited to see his Sonics come back to the Northwest. It is unbelievable they will be so close to our factory. We can print playoff shirts and will be able to distribute after the games. Fans will have the first pick of playoff shirts.


Excited to see the Sonics back!