Raptors continue road trip at KeyArena
(Sports Network) – The Toronto Raptors continue their five-game road trip
tonight, as they visit the struggling Seattle SuperSonics at KeyArena.
Toronto is 0-2 on its current road swing. On Wednesday, Zach Randolph poured
in 22 points, pulled down eight rebounds and dished out seven assists to help
the Portland Trail Blazers take home a 96-94 win over the Raptors to at the
Jalen Rose netted a game-high 23 points in the loss to Portland for the
Raptors, who have lost four of their last six games overall. Chris Bosh
chipped in with 22 points and nine rebounds while Mike James had 17 points and
seven assists in the loss.
The Raptors, who will visit Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday
and Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets on Monday in the finale of the
trip, are 7-13 on the road this season. They have lost three in a row and five
of their last six as the visitor.
Seattle has dropped three straight contests and returns home after going 0-2
on a two-game road trip. Jason Richardson had a game-high 26 points and two-
time All-Star Baron Davis finished one rebound shy of a triple-double, as the
Golden State Warriors defeated the SuperSonics, 109-93, at The Arena in
Davis registered 25 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists in the victory.
The SuperSonics played their third straight game without Ray Allen, who
finished up a three-game suspension for fighting with Orlando’s Keyon Dooling
last week. Seattle lost all three contests with the All-Star guard out of the
lineup. The Connecticut product is expected back on the court tonight.
Luke Ridnour just missed a triple-double, as he finished with 18 points,
eight rebounds and 12 assists in the loss, while Damien Wilkins scored 18
points in defeat for Seattle.
Seattle is 9-10 as the host this season. It has dropped two of its last three
This is the second and final meeting of the season between the clubs. On
November 13th, Lewis scored a season-high 41 points as the SuperSonics edged
the Raptors, 126-121, in overtime at Air Canada Centre.
The SuperSonics have won four straight and eight of the last nine meetings in
this series. Toronto has lost four straight after winning its last two at