Los Angeles, which trailed by as many as 12 points in the second
quarter, used a 7-0 run to take a 102-95 lead with one minute to
Seattle scored six points in a 37-second span to narrow the
deficit to 102-101 with 9.8 seconds remaining. But Turiaf made two
free throws with 8.2 seconds left to secure the win.
Guard Luke Ridnour did not accompany the Sonics to Anaheim after
injuring his right thumb in Wednesday night's victory over
Portland. X-rays were negative and team officials said Ridnour is
doubtful for Sunday's exhibition game in Chicago.
Kobe Bryant of the Lakers missed his second consecutive
exhibition game while recovering from offseason knee surgery.