NBA Game Summary - Seattle at Philadelphia
(Tuesday, November 16th)
Final Score: Seattle 103, Philadelphia 95
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Ray Allen finished with 37 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead Seattle to a 103-95 win over Philadelphia at the Wachovia Center.
Allen converted 7-of-12 three-pointers for the SuperSonics, who tied a franchise record with 18 three-point shots to earn their seventh straight victory. Antonio Daniels posted 19 points while Vladimir Radmanovic added 20 points off the bench for Seattle, which posted 18 straight points in the second half to overcome a 72-64 deficit.
Allen Iverson scored 26 points for the Sixers, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. Kyle Korver contributed 14 points off the bench.
Rashard Lewis, who ended with 21 points, drained a three-pointer with 19.8 seconds left in the third put the team ahead 77-72 at the end of the quarter. A basket by Daniels early in the fourth quarter made it 79-72.
Allen hit another three-pointer to cap the 18-point surge and put Seattle ahead 82-72. Radmanovic's dunk, with 8:20 left in the fourth, made it 87-74.
"[The Sonics] had way too much fire power from the three-point line," said Sixers head coach Jim O'Brien. "It's tough to beat. Even when we challenged the shots, they went in."
Philadelphia pulled within 92-85 on a three-point play by Samuel Dalembert with 4:52 remaining in the fourth, but no closer.
Down 18-16, the Sonics notched 10 straight points to go ahead 26-18. Luke Ridnour's driving layup with 4:37 to go in the first quarter capped the flurry.
Allen -- who hit his initial four shots, including three three-pointers -- scored 14 points in the first for Seattle, which led 34-25 at the end of the quarter.
Iverson registered 12 points in the initial 12 minutes for the Sixers.
A three-pointer by Korver less than two minutes into the second quarter got Philadelphia within 37-31. Iverson's driving finger roll, with 4:17 to go in the second, cut the deficit to 48-46.
Seattle scored the next five points. A three-pointer by Daniels less than a minute later made it 53-46.
But the Sixers ended the second by registering the final nine points to lead 55-53 at halftime. Dalembert capped the burst on a fadeaway with 53 seconds to play. They opened the third quarter with four straight points to go ahead 59-53.
A layup by Marc Jackson with 7:21 to go in the third quarter put Philadelphia ahead 68-58.
Korver has hit a three-pointer in every game this season...Ridnour registered 10 assists and Reggie Evans added 11 rebounds for Seattle, which has won 17 of the last 23 meetings in the series...Philadelphia forward Glenn Robinson -- on the injured list -- rejoined the team after attending to personal business for two weeks.
11/16 21:54:39 ET