Know anybody that's a basketball fan in Seattle who you really, really, REALLY hate? Show them the photo above. Just three years after leaving the Emerald City, the Oklahoma City Thunder will make their first appearance in the NBA Finals tomorrow. Of course it's not the franchise's first Finals trip. As the Seattle SuperSonics, they went three times and won in 1979. To provide some perverse solace to Seattle fans, SI.com has collected some of the coolest Sonics photos through the years. We've selected a few of our favorites above, for the rest, hit up SI.com.

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[via SI.com]