Sunday , Dec , 05 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – December 5

=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – December 5 ===

(Sports Network) – Rashard Lewis scored 20 points and sparked a third
quarter run to lead the Seattle SuperSonics to a 99-89 win over the Portland
Trail Blazers on Saturday night at KeyArena.

Vladimir Radmanovic also had 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Seattle,
which has won all nine games at home this season to extend its best start at
home since going 12-0 in 1993.

Ray Allen was held to only 14 points for the Sonics, who have won two straight
and are 15-3 through 18 games this season. The club also avenged an earlier
season loss in Portland.

In the fourth, Portland drew within 83-78 on a Nick Van Exel three-pointer
2:48 into the stanza. However, an 11-2 run by Seattle over the next six
minutes put the game out of reach. Allen had six points during the run,
capping it with a free throw at the 3:53 mark.

The Sonics are off until Wednesday night when they travel to San Antonio to
battle the Spurs at the SBC Center.