Sunday , Jan , 25 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – January 25

=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – January 25 ===

(Sports Network) – Ray Allen scored 41 points on 14-of-23 shooting to lead
the Seattle SuperSonics over the Los Angeles Clippers, 102-97, at the Key
Arena. Rashard Lewis added 15 points for the Sonics, who have won two straight
and three of four.

Trailing by five, Seattle reeled off an 11-0 run, during which Allen, Brent
Barry and Lewis each hit three-pointers,.that gave the Sonics a 66-60 lead
with 5:49 remaining in the third.

Seattle led 74-68 entering the fourth and pushed the lead to 86-75 on a
turnaround jumper by Allen with 6:57 to play.

A free throw by Quentin Richardson capped a 6-0 spurt that pulled the Clippers
to within 86-81 with 4:15 remaining, but Seattle built up a nine-point lead
after a pair of free throws by Allen made it 100-91 with 20 seconds remaining.

Corey Maggette then hit a three-pointer to bring Los Angeles to within five
again before Allen sank two more free throws. Maggette hit another three-
pointer just before the buzzer to account for the final margin.

Allen, who went 6-for-10 from three-point range in the contest, scored 17 of
his points in the fourth quarter. .

Antonio Daniels chipped in with 14 points, six rebounds and four assists off
the bench for the Sonics, while Barry finished with 10 points and seven
assists.

Seattle returns to action on Tuesday against the Dallas Mavericks.

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