Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – March 22
=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – March 22 ===
(Sports Network) – The Sonics posted an impressive 84-67 thumping of the
Tracy McGrady-less Orlando Magic at KeyArena on Sunday night.
Ray Allen scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds to pace the Sonics to
the victory. Vitaly Potapenko added 21 points and nine boards for the
SuperSonics, who have won a season-high five straight games. Rashard Lewis had
18 points in the win.
Brent Barry had a season-high 12 assists and Reggie Evans had a game-best 10
rebounds in the win.
The SuperSonics put the game away early in the fourth quarter as they scored
nine of the first 11 points, highlighted by five points from Vladimir
Radmanovic, to claim a comfortable 75-58 cushion.
Seattle held a commanding 47-31 edge on the backboards and a 36-18 margin in
the paint. The Sonics made 11-of-12 from the foul line (92 percent).
Seattle snapped a four-game homecourt losing streak, while finishing the sweep
of the season series with Orlando. The Sonics have won nine of their last 11
home games against the Magic.
The Sonics will go for their sixth consecutive win Wednesday night against the
playoff hopeful Utah Jazz.