Online petition urges NBA commissioner to give Seattle expansion team

A Bothell man has started a campaign on the Internet to bring an NBA expansion team to Seattle.

Mehtab Dhaliwal has filed an online petition on and after two days more than 3,600 people have signed it.    The post said 96,337 signatures are needed.

On the website, Dhaliwal writes:

"This petition is made to start the movement to give Seattle a team in the NBA.

The Commissioner has been acting against the best interests of the league, players, and fans.

This is made to stop this dictatorship of his."