NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Wednesday, November 9th (All times eastern)
Seattle SuperSonics (1-2) at Cleveland Cavaliers (2-2), 7 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Seattle SuperSonics continue their five-game road trip tonight, as they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.
On Tuesday, Pau Gasol and Shane Battier each scored 20 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies over the SuperSonics, 94-69, in dominating fashion at FedExForum.
Ray Allen finished with 15 points, while Rashard Lewis recorded a double- double with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the SuperSonics, who have lost two of their first three games to open the season. Reggie Evans pulled down 12 rebounds in the loss for Seattle , which shot just 32.9 percent from the field.
Seattle will also play the Washington Wizards, Toronto Raptors and New Jersey Nets on its current swing.
The Cavaliers begin a brief two-game homestand tonight and will play four of their next five games at Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland returns home after going 1-2 on a three-game road trip. On Monday, LeBron James had 27 points to lead the Cavaliers past the Raptors, 105-93, at Air Canada Centre.
James shot 9-for-17 from the floor and added six assists in Monday's win for the Cavaliers, who snapped a two-game skid. Drew Gooden finished with 12 points and 10 boards, while Donyell Marshall, who was playing his former team for the first time since signing with the Cavs as a free agent during the offseason, had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, which outrebounded Toronto, 47-30.
On the injury front, Cleveland forward Ira Newble (foot) is questionable for tonight's game.
Cleveland will host the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday and will visit the Magic on Sunday. After their stop in Orlando, the Cavaliers will welcome Washington and the Magic to Quicken Loans Arena.
Seattle has won 17 of the last 20 meetings in this series. The Sonics have won nine of their last 10 at Cleveland.
11/09 11:52:53 ET