Seattle prevails in double overtime


Published: Monday, January 23, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 23, 2006 at 12:00 a.m.
PHOENIX - Ray Allen made a 30-footer at the second-overtime buzzer to break the NBA record for most combined 3-pointers in a game and give the Seattle SuperSonics a 152-149 victory over the Phoenix Suns in the league's highest-scoring contest in 11 years.
The teams combined for 32 3-pointers, breaking the mark of 31 set by Toronto and Philadelphia on March 13, 2005. The 301 points were the most in a game since Dallas beat Houston 156-147 in two overtimes on April 11, 1995.
It was the first 150-point game in the NBA since the Los Angeles Clippers beat Toronto 152-120 on March 15, 1998.
  • GRIZZLIES 93, WIZARDS 82: Sixth man Mike Miller, a former Gator, scored a season-high 30 points, and visiting Memphis withstood another big game from Washington's new Big Three, beating the Wizards to snap a four-game losing streak.
    Miller almost single-handedly kept Memphis in the game for stretches, including a personal 9-0 run in the second quarter. At halftime, he had 19 points - two more than all of Memphis' starters combined.
  • PISTONS 99, ROCKETS 97: Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton scored 24 points, and host Detroit overcame Tracy McGrady's season-high 43 to beat Houston for its seventh straight win.
  • 76ERS 86, TIMBERWOLVES 84: Andre Iguodala's follow of Chris Webber's missed layup narrowly beat the buzzer, and visiting Philadelphia rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Minnesota.
  • NUGGETS 89, SPURS 85: Earl Boykins scored nine of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, and visiting Denver Nuggets held Tim Duncan to one field goal in the second half in a victory over San Antonio.
  • CLIPPERS 105, WARRIORS 92: Cuttino Mobley had 22 points and nine assists, Sam Cassell scored 21 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat visiting Golden State.
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