Magic, Sonics battle in Orlando
(Sports Network) – The Orlando Magic go for their second straight win
tonight when they host the Seattle SuperSonics at TD Waterhouse Centre.
Orlando ended a two-game losing streak with Monday’s 106-103 home win over the
Washington Wizards. Carlos Arroyo netted 23 points to lead the Magic.
Hedo Turkoglu added 18 points, including 14 in the first quarter, while Keyon
Dooling scored 15 points for the Magic. The Orlando bench outscored the
Washington reserves by a 50-16 margin.
The Sonics have lost three of their first four games this season, including
Tuesday’s 90-87 loss against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami’s
James Posey buried the go-ahead three-pointer with 19 seconds left.
Rashard Lewis led the SuperSonics with 23 points and Ray Allen added 18 in the
defeat. Seattle fell to 0-2 on the road this season.
Seattle and Orlando have split the last four meetings. The Sonics have won
four of six and seven of the last 11 meetings.
Seattle has lost two in a row, three of four and six of its last eight trips