Philadelphia 76ers Team Report – January 20
=== Philadelphia 76ers Team Report – January 20 ===
(Sports Network) – The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Seattle SuperSonics,
90-81, on Monday at the Wachovia Center.
Glenn Robinson scored 27 points for the Sixers, who have dropped three
straight games. Allen Iverson contributed 18 points and Kenny Thomas
contributed 14 points and 12 boards in the setback.
The Sixers led 65-62 after three periods and built their lead to six as they
scored the first three points of the fourth quarter. However, the Sonics
erased the deficit by going on a 7-0 run to seize a 69-68 edge early in the
Jerome James’ jumper midway through the period extended the Sonics’ advantage
to 76-70, but Philadelphia then reeled off six of the next seven points,
capped by Iverson’s two free throws, to pull within one.
Rashard Lewis’ basket with just under four minutes left in the game made it
81-77 and Ray Allen’s three-pointer with 1:50 remaining staked the SuperSonics
to a seven- point lead.
The Sixers never threatened again.
Philadelphia suffered a home defeat for the sixth time in its last 10
Robinson has scored in double digits in seven straight games. He is averaging
23.9 points in those contests.
The 76ers are off until Wednesday when they visit Baron Davis and the New