SEATTLE (Ticker) -- The Seattle SuperSonics and Philadelphia
76ers each seek a third straight victory when they square off at
KeyArena on Tuesday.
Rashard Lewis scored 22 points and Ray Allen added 19 as Seattle
began a stretch of four games in five days with a 98-88 victory
at the Utah Jazz on Monday.
Ronald Murray scored six of his 10 points in the decisive fourth
quarter and had a pair of steals for the SuperSonics, who
forced 26 turnovers while improving to 10-1 in back-to-back
Seattle has lost three straight games against Philadelphia at
KeyArena but has won four in a row at the Wachovia Center,
including a 103-95 triumph November 16.
Allen scored a season-high 37 point and hit seven of the
SuperSonics' franchise record-tying 18 3-pointers against the
76ers. Antonio Daniels, who has missed the last two games with
tonsillitis, scored 19 points in the earlier meeting with
Allen Iverson scored 26 points and Kyle Korver added 14 off the
bench for Philadelphia against Seattle.
Iverson, who was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week
earlier in the day, had 28 points and six assists and rookie
Andre Iguodala added 22 and 10 rebounds to help the 76ers
improve to 2-0 on an eight-game road trip with a 111-104 triumph
over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.
Philadelphia has won four straight on the road after losing
eight of its first nine games away from the Wachovia Center.
Iverson, who scored 21 points in the second half Monday, has
averaged 39 points over the last five games, scoring 40 or more
points in three of those contests.