In today’s NBA, it’s no big deal to see a center draining three pointers like a shooting guard.
But never forget this, sports fans. It was a Seattle Supersonic who pioneered that movement. His name was Sam Perkins, and he helped propel the Sonics into a mid-nineties powerhouse.
Yesterday, he was a bright spot in an otherwise dreary day for fans of the Seattle Seahawks, who brought him to town to raise the 12th Man flag.
If you never watched Perkins in the green and gold, here’s a taste of what you missed.