10. Sonics get Kevin Durant
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Conspiracy theorists think that the NBA gave the rising star from Texas to the Sonics by allowing them to win the second overall pick in the 2007 Draft – the consensus landing spot for him behind Greg Oden. Seattle was looking for an arena deal to improve upon crumbling KeyArena and conspiracy theorists believe this was David Stern’s attempt to keep basketball in the Emerald City with a Sonics’ revival that rallied voters.