Sonics continue road trip in Charlotte
(Sports Network) – The Seattle SuperSonics will resume a five-game road trip
tonight when they visit the Charlotte Bobcats.
Seattle is 0-2 so far on the trip and has lost four of its first five games of
the new season. On Wednesday, the Sonics were handed an 88-87 loss to the
Orlando Magic at the at TD Waterhouse Center. Hedo Turkoglu buried a fadeaway
jumper with 0.4 seconds left to lift Orlando.
Ray Allen poured in a game-high 21 points on 7-of-15 shooting and Rashard
Lewis added 16 points for Seattle, which will take on Charlotte, Atlanta and
New Jersey to close out the trip.
Meanwhile, the Bobcats are not so hot either this season and have lost three
of their first four games of the season.
Charlotte just suffered a 110-108 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics at TD
Banknorth Garden. Celtics guard Delonte West hit the game-winning jump shot as
time expired in overtime.
Emeka Okafor notched 28 points and 18 rebounds for the Bobcats, while Brevin
Knight had 22 points and seven assists. Raymond Felton and rookie Adam
Morrison scored 12 points apiece and Gerald Wallace, Sean May and Othella
Harrington each contributed 10 points.
Seattle and Charlotte split two games last season. The Sonics have won three
of the four all-time meetings with the Bobcats.