Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – November 8
=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – November 8 ===
(Sports Network) – Rashard Lewis scored a game-high 27 points to lead the
Seattle SuperSonics over the San Antonio Spurs, 113-94, on Sunday at KeyArena.
Ray Allen added 24 points for the SuperSonics, who defeated the Spurs for the
first time in the last eight meetings. Seattle’s previous victory in this
series came on November 24, 2002 at San Antonio.
Danny Fortson had 15 points and 13 rebounds off the bench in the victory, as
Seattle shot 51 percent from the field and only turned the ball over 12 times.
San Antonio’s Brent Barry, who left Seattle and signed with the Spurs as a
free agent in the offseason, netted eight points against his former team.
Barry had spent five seasons with the SuperSonics.
Lewis has averaged 24.7 points and five rebounds in Seattle’s first three
games of the season, while Allen has registered 23 points per contest.
Seattle, which has won two straight and is 2-1 on the new season, visits the
Denver Nuggets on Tuesday before playing three straight in front of their home
crowd. Last season, the SuperSonics and Nuggets split four meetings.