Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Supersonics Win in Double Ot

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Supersonics Win in Double Ot

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The Seattle SuperSonics needed double overtime to stretch their team-record winning streak to 14 games Tuesday night, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-101 as Detlef Schrempf scored 14 points in the two extra periods.

Cleveland seemed to have the game in hand when Dan Majerle sank a 3-pointer for a 94-92 lead with 1.4 seconds left in the first overtime.

But after a Seattle timeout, Cleveland's Chris Mills was whistled for a foul as he reached around Schrempf to knock away the inbounds pass from h alfcourt. With the Cleveland crowd of 17,260 screaming at him and the officials, Schrempf made both foul shots with eight-tenths of a second left, forcing a second OT.

Seattle took the lead for good at 100-99 on Schrempf's driving scoop shot with 1:38 to play in the second overtime. Mills then missed two free throws, and Schrempf followed with a 3-pointer that made it 103-99 with 50 seconds left.

Bulls 115, Bucks 106: Michael Jordan scorched Milwaukee for 21 first-quarter points, finishing with 33, and Luc Longley blocked a career-high seven shots for Chicago.

The Bulls are 29-0 at Chicago's United Center, and have won 36 consecutive regular-season games at home, dating back to last season.

Mavericks 127, Nets 117: George McCloud, Jim Jackson and Jason Kidd led a long-range barrage as Dallas broke its league record for 3-point attempts and matched their league mark for successful 3-pointers.

Dallas went 18 for 49 from 3-point range at Reunion Arena, led by McCloud's 30 points and seven for 20 from beyond the 3-point line.

Shawn Bradley had a career-high 32 points and pulled down 15 rebounds for New Jersey.

Pistons 105, Raptors 84: Grant Hill scored 27 of his 31 points in the second half and grabbed 15 rebounds in Detroit's fourth win in a row.

Detroit turned it on with a 74-point second half to blow out the hometown Raptors.

Joe Dumars, who was five for eight from 3-point range, added 19 points, and Terry Mills scored 17 and pulled down 13 rebounds as the Pistons swept all four games with the Raptors. …

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