Tuesday , Dec , 28 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – December 28

=== Seattle SuperSonics Team Report – December 28 ===

(Sports Network) – The Seattle SuperSonics host the Philadelphia 76ers
tonight at KeyArena.

This is the second and final meeting of the season between the teams. On
November 16th, the SuperSonics defeated Philadelphia, 103-95, at the Wachovia
Center. Overall, the road team has won seven straight contests in this series.
The Sonics have won two of three and four of the last six meetings. The Sixers
have won three straight and four of their last five at Seattle.

Seattle comes into tonight’s contest having won two straight and seven of its
last nine games overall. On Monday, Rashard Lewis scored 22 points, Ray Allen
added 19 and the Sonics used 13 straight points in the third quarter to earn a
98-88 victory over the Utah Jazz at the Delta Center.

Luke Ridnour had 11 points and six assists for the Sonics, who rallied from an
eight-point deficit in the second half to win for the third time in four

Lewis has scored more than 20 points in four straight games. He is averaging
26.5 points and six rebounds in that span.

Seattle is 11-2 as the host this season.