Cavs continue road trip in Seattle
(Sports Network) – The Cleveland Cavaliers continue their road trip, as they
visit the Seattle SuperSonics tonight at KeyArena.
The Cavaliers are 2-1 on their season-long seven-game road trip. Superstar
LeBron James had 28 points, six rebounds and six assists to lead Cleveland
over the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-92, on Saturday at the Staples Center.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 20 points and eight rebounds in the win over the
Clippers for Cleveland, which bounced back from a 109-90 loss on Thursday to
the Phoenix Suns. Veteran point guard Eric Snow contributed 18 points in the
On the injury front for Cleveland, guard Larry Hughes (bruised left
quadriceps) is questionable for tonight’s game. Hughes, who is averaging 14.8
points per game, did not play against the Clippers and has missed 11 games
Cleveland is 8-10 on the road this season. The Cavaliers will visit Portland
on Wednesday, Denver on Friday and Golden State on Saturday in the finale of
Seattle plays the third of a season-long seven-game homestand. Ray Allen
scored a career-high 54 points to lead the SuperSonics past the Utah Jazz,
122-114, in overtime on Friday at KeyArena.
Allen was 17-of-32 from the field, including 8-of-12 from beyond the arc, for
the SuperSonics, who snapped a six-game losing skid. Nick Collison scored 25
points and pulled down 13 rebounds in the victory for Seattle, while Earl
Watson added 10 points.
The SuperSonics are 10-9 at home this season. They will also host Milwaukee,
Denver, Minnesota and the Clippers on the current homestand.
This is the second and final meeting of the campaign between the squads. On
December 15th, James finished with 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists
to lead the Cavaliers to a 106-84 win over the SuperSonics at Quicken Loans
Cleveland has lost two straight after winning its last two at Seattle. The
Cavaliers have won two of the last three contests in this series.