Pacers continue road trip in Seattle
(Sports Network) – The Indiana Pacers play the fourth of their season-long
six-game game road trip tonight, as they visit the Seattle SuperSonics at
Indiana is 2-1 on its current swing. On Wednesday, Stephen Jackson drilled a
three-pointer with one second left in the game, and Mike Dunleavy threw away
the ensuing inbounds pass to give the Pacers a 108-106 win over the Golden
State Warriors at ORACLE Arena.
Al Harrington scored 28 points to lead the Pacers, who have won two straight
and three of their last four games overall. Jamaal Tinsley scored 23 points,
grabbed eight rebounds, and dished out eight assists, while Jeff Foster scored
11 and pulled down 10 boards for Indiana.
The Pacers are 5-5 on the road this season. They are scheduled to visit the
Denver Nuggets on Saturday at the Pepsi Center and the Lakers on Monday at the
Seattle has lost three straight games and is 0-3 on its current four-game
homestand. On Wednesday, Dwight Howard poured in a game-high 24 points and
pulled down 12 rebounds to lead the Orlando Magic to a 94-84 victory over the
SuperSonics at KeyArena.
All-Star Ray Allen led the SuperSonics with 21 points in the loss to Orlando,
while Rashard Lewis finished with 18 points for Seattle, which has dropped six
of its last eight games overall. Johan Petro ended with 13 points and seven
boards in defeat.
The SuperSonics are just 2-6 at home this season. They will visit Carlos
Boozer and the Utah Jazz on Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Indiana is scheduled to host the SuperSonics on February 7th at Conseco
Fieldhouse in the second and final meeting of the season between the clubs.
The Pacers have lost two straight after winning their last two at Seattle. The
SuperSonics have won three of the last four contests in this series.