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SuperSonics win first victory on October 21, 1967.
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On October 21, 1967, after losing their first two regular season games, the Seattle SuperSonics notch the first win in franchise history, a 117-110 overtime victory over San Diego. Walt Hazzard scores 22 points, while journeyman Dorie Murrey pulls down 14 rebounds.
In typical expansion team fashion, the SuperSonics would go on to finish their first season with a record of 23 wins and 59 losses, second-worst in the NBA (eight games better than San Diego).
SuperSonics website accessed March 2001 (www.supersonics.com); Seattle SuperSonics 1999-2000 Media Guide ed. by Marc Moquin (Seattle: Full House Sports & Entertainment, 1999).
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