Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 10, 2008
Dunkadelic TV http://www.youtube.com/dunkadelic TV, the new Oklahoma City NBA franchise that moved from Seattle must rename its new team. OKC needs a Slam Dunk of a new name to generate interest for their fans and the rest of the league. The Oklahoma City Supersonics would've been the ideal situation but the city of Seattle was able to keep its name and colors after the court ruling last week.
The Sonic-Boom in Seattle is now a Dunkadelic-Boom in Oklahoma City. Should OKC choose a unique and colorful name like the Dunkadelics or something more traditional like Thunder, Wildcats, Lightning, or Stampede.
The last time that an NBA team had to change its name after leaving one city to another was in 1978 when the Buffalo Braves moved west and became the San Diego Clippers. That was 30 years ago with the NBA having it's playoff games played on tape-delay. The whole country is watching and selecting a name this time is crucial to the survival of the team in Oklahoma City.
The Okalhoma City Dunkadelics has a nice flow and would make the franchise the only team with a dunk/mascot name. The NBA uses slam dunks to promote the league with 40% of the highlights featuring a slam dunk. Ask fans do they remember this jump-shot or that jump-shot but ask the same question do you remember the Dr. J dunk over Bill Walton in 1977, the Shawn Kemp dunk over Alton Lister, John Starks over Jordan and Grant from 1993, Kevin Johnson over Hakeem Olajuwon, Vince Carter over a 7ft. guy during the Olympics, or Baron Davis over Andrei Kirilenko during last years playoffs in 2007. Those are the plays that fans remember and talk about. Now its time to have a mascot name that fans want to talk about the Oklahoma City Dunkadelics, OKC Dunkadelic Nation.
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For more on the Oklahoma City Dunkadelics NBA mascot name contact:
Derrick E. Vaughan