Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – November 30
=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – November 30 ===
(Sports Network) – Rashard Lewis scored 27 points and hauled in nine
rebounds to lead Seattle over Houston, 95-88, at KeyArena on Saturday.
Antonio Daniels added 13 points for the SuperSonics, who snapped a two-game
Houston led 71-70 after three quarters, but only made four field goals in the
final frame to walk off the court on the losing side.
The SuperSonics tallied the first five points of the fourth and they led the
rest of the way. Luke Ridnour nailed a three-pointer and Jerome James scored
on a dunk to account for the burst and put Seattle ahead, 75-71, with 10:54 to
Seattle increased its lead to 10, but the Rockets made a late run to get back
into the game, only to fail to get over the hump. A 9-2 Houston burst pulled
the Rockets to within 91-87 after a Maurice Taylor bucket with 1:50 to play.
After a defensive stop by the Rockets on the ensuing possession, Taylor had a
chance to trim the deficit to two after being fouled, but he missed a pair
from the stripe and the Rockets never got any closer.
Seattle is off until Wednesday when it hosts the New York Knicks.