Saturday , Jan , 01 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – January 1

=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – January 1 ===

(Sports Network) – Rashard Lewis scored 27 points and Vladimir Radmanovic
added 21 to lead the Seattle SuperSonics to a 103-97 victory over Charlotte in
the first-ever meeting between the teams.

Ray Allen netted 18 points and Antonio Daniels scored eight of his 10 points
in the fourth quarter for Seattle, which has won four of its last five games.

Nick Collison added 10 points for the Sonics, who have won five straight road
games.

he contest was tied after three quarters, but Seattle used a 10-4 run to begin
the final 12 minutes to move out to an 85-79 lead. The Sonics remained in
front the rest of the way, but Charlotte did get within two, 91-89, with under
three minutes remaining. D

Daniels scored the next four points and Lewis sliced inside for a basket with
1:30 to play as Seattle moved ahead, 97-89. Two free throws by Daniels with 55
seconds to go put the Sonics in control at 99-91 and Seattle held on for the
win.

Seattle returns to action on Monday against the Miami Heat.

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