At this point it feels almost more like an afterthought than a major development. But it should be noted: former Sonics owner Howard Schultz, who has been battling Clay Bennett over the Sonics basketball team, for months, in court . . . has dropped the lawsuit.
But not without a last shot: "Unfortunately, showing that the Bennett Group lied is not enough to turn back the clock and return the Sonics. As a result, I am withdrawing the lawsuit."