NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Tuesday, November 22nd (All times eastern)
Utah Jazz (5-7) at Seattle SuperSonics (5-5), 10 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Seattle SuperSonics attempt to extend their winning streak to four games, as they welcome the Utah Jazz tonight to KeyArena.
The Sonics will play the finale of three-game homestand, which has already seen them pick up wins over Chicago and Sacramento.
On Sunday, Nate Collison hit a late jumper and Seattle connected on three of its four free throws down the stretch, as the SuperSonics edged the Kings 106-104 at KeyArena. Collison finished with 13 points and nine rebounds, while All-Star Ray Allen finished with a game-high 28 points to go along with seven assists for the SuperSonics, who have won four of their last five games overall.
Forward Vladimir Radmanovic netted 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win over for Sacramento for the Sonics, while point guard Luke Ridnour had 10 points and 13 assists in the victory.
Seattle is 3-1 at home this season. It will visit the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday at the Staples Center, before returning home for a five-game homestand.
The Jazz halted a five-game losing streak on Monday. Gordan Giricek poured in a season-high 18 points, and Utah hit the century mark in points for the first time this season with a 100-80 triumph over the Milwaukee Bucks at the Delta Center.
Mehmet Okur added 16 points in the victory over Milwaukee for the Jazz, while Matt Harpring and Devin Brown each scored 12 for Utah, which won at home against Milwaukee for the 14th time in the last 17 meetings. Rookie Deron Williams tallied 10 points and 10 assists for Utah, which also got eight points and 10 rebounds from center Greg Ostertag.
Utah is 3-4 on the road this season. After tonight's game, the Jazz return to the Delta Center for a three-game homestand. They are scheduled to host Golden State, Indiana and the Lakers on the stand.
The home team has won 13 of the last 15 contests in this series. The Jazz have lost three straight and six of their last seven at Seattle.
11/22 10:15:43 ET